Tag Archives: Windows update


Is it for me?

It depends, the update is meant for following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows RT 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2)

What does it do?

This patch updates operating system with new daylight saving time for Chile.

Do I need it?

Unless you are in Chile, probably not.

Should I install KB4462177?

The KB4462177 security update mainly patches up security hole in Microsoft Office 2010. It is meant for standalone version of Office 2010 only, not for Click-to-run edition or Office 365 Home.

What does it do?

There is a vulnerability in Microsoft Excel (CVE-2019-0669) which could be exploited to disclose contents of memory. The attacker could create a special malicious document and persuade victim to open it. This update changes how Excel handles objects in memory.

It also prepares your software to enable the new era in Japanese calendar.

Do I need it?

Since it fixes known and exploitable vulnerability, yes, I would install it as soon as possible.