MS15-010 causing font/text issues…

Hello Folks.  Wanted to send out a quick note on an emerging issue we are seeing in Support after installing MS15-010.  If your fonts/text are distorted on the following Operating Systems…

  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2
  • Windows Vista SP2

…then you can download/install the following fix:

Fix for text quality degradation after security update 3013455 (MS15-010) is installed

Please see this link for more information.

Additionally, this fix will be including in March’s patch cycle.

UPDATE 2/26/2015

WSUS update for deployment will not be available until March 10th, the next patch Tuesday.
 
An alternative to deploying 3037639 is to use Configuration Manager – See article below:

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg682112.aspx

*UPDATE 3/11/2015*

The below security update is now available to correct the text issues found after installing KB3013455:

MS15-023: Vulnerabilities in Kernel-mode driver could allow elevation of privilege: March 10, 2015

-Krishnan Ayyer & Susan Buchanan