Microsoft re-releases non-security update for Windows to address fraudulent digital certificates

Yesterday, Microsoft re-released KB2616676 non-security update for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 users, which addresses the issue of fraudulent digital certificates that could allow spoofing.

This update revokes the trust of the following DigiNotar root certificates by putting them in the Microsoft Untrusted Certificate Store:
– DigiNotar Root CA
– DigiNotar Root CA G2
– DigiNotar PKIoverheid CA Overheid
– DigiNotar PKIoverheid CA Organisatie – G2
– DigiNotar PKIoverheid CA Overheid en Bedrijven
– DigiNotar Root CA Issued by Entrust (2 certificates)
– DigiNotar Services 1024 CA Issued by Entrust
– DigiNotar Cyber CA Issued by GTE CyberTrust (3 certificates)

Users who have enabled automatic updates are already protected and no further action is required, and others are recommended to download the cumulative version of the KB2616676 to protect themselves from the fraudulent certificates listed in Security Advisory 2607712.

The cumulative updates are available for download below:
Download the Update for Windows 7 (KB2616676) package now.

Download the Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2616676) package now.

Download the Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems (KB2616676) package now.

Download the Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB2616676) package now.

Download the Update for Windows Vista (KB2616676) package now.

Download the Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB2616676) package now.

Download the Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB2616676) package now.

Download the Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (KB2616676) package now.

Download the Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB2616676) package now.

Download the Update for Windows XP (KB2616676) package now.

Download the Update for Windows XP x64 Edition (KB2616676) package now.

Download the Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB2616676) package now.

Download the Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB2616676) package now.

Download the Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB2616676) package now.

For more information on these cumulative updates, go here.

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