MS KB3033929: Availability of SHA-2 Code Signing Support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Info Nessus Plugin ID 81731

Synopsis

The remote host is missing an update that improves cryptography and digital certificate handling in Windows.

Description

The remote host is missing Microsoft KB3033929, an update that improves cryptography and digital certificate handling in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 7 and 2008 R2.

Note that KB3033929 has binaries in common with KB3035131 from bulletin MS15-025. Customers planning to install both should install KB3035131 before KB3033929.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityAdvisories/2015/3033929

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3033929/microsoft-security-advisory-availability-of-sha-2-code-signing-support

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 81731

File Name: smb_kb3033929.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2015/03/10

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, SMB/WindowsVersion

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/10

Reference Information

MSKB: 3033929