Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 Update to V10.3.0.6294

Short message for administrators using Kaspersky Endpoint Security in their business environment. Kaspersky released an update on Friday, January 5, 2018.


This is a maintenance update of Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows Service Pack 2 Maintenance Release 1, version number

Why this update?

Because of the recently discovered vulnerabilities Meltdown and Spectre, Microsoft is rolling out security updates for Windows. However, these updates contains kernel changes that affect the virus scanner and lead to boot problems and BlueScreens without updates AV products.

Microsoft therefore blocks the rollout of updates for Windows if the installed virus scanner has not been updated. The update to V10.3.0.6294 is intended to prepare Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for the following Windows versions.

  • Windows 10 RS3 / Windows Server 2016 RS3 (1709): KB4056892
  • Windows 10 RS2 (1703): KB4056891
  • Windows 10 RS1 / Windows Server 2016 RS1 (1607): KB4056890
  • Windows 10 TH2 (1511): KB4056888
  • Windows 10 TH1 (RTM): KB4056893
  • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 RS2 Monthly Rollup: KB4056895
  • Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 RS2 Security Only: KB4056898
  • Windows Server 2012 Monthly Rollup: KB4056896
  • Windows Server 2012 Security Only: KB4056899
  • Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 Monthly Rollup: KB4056894
  • Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 Security Rollup: KB4056897

Further details may be found at this Kaspersky page. A list of know issues may be read here.

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