MS11-098 known issues

On February 3, 2012, in news, by

One of the things to keep an eye on is the post bulletin revisions.  One of these came out yesterday…

* MS11-098 - Important

  - http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS11-098
  - Reason for Revision: V1.1 (February 1, 2012): Added a link
    to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2633171 under Known Issues
    in the Executive Summary.
  - Originally posted: December 13, 2011
  - Updated: February 1, 2012
  - Bulletin Severity Rating: Important
  - Version: 1.1
What you want to keep an eye on is anything that says "added a link for known issues" 
So go to that KB and see where it says...
Known Issues. Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2633171 documents the currently known issues that customers may experience when installing this security update. The article also documents recommended solutions for these issues.
Now click on that KB and you will see:

Known issues

Certain systems that have an Intel integrated graphics card or an AMD ATI HD graphics card installed may crash after this security update is installed. When this problem occurs, you may receive a Stop error message that resembles the following:
Stop 0x0000007F

Microsoft has investigated this issue in partnership with both Intel and AMD. We have identified an incompatibility between this update and certain older versions of the Intel and AMD graphics drivers. Both Intel and AMD have posted updated drivers that resolve this issue.

For more information about how to obtain updated drivers to resolve this issue, visit the following webpages:

So if you’ve been seeing BSOD’s …now you know why.  Update that video driver.

 

One Response to MS11-098 known issues

  1. Indy says:

    Update Graphics drivers. The story of a windows admin’s life. ATI was particularly bad last year, with at least four driver releases that introduced bugs after fixing others.