Saturday, March 6, 2010

Error Code 80070490 when installing KB967723

When installing the security update KB967723 via Windows Automatic Updates you may recieve the following error code 80070490 on:
- Windows Server 2008 (All Editions) x86
- Windows Server 2008 (All Editions) x64



It is important that this update is installed as it fixes a vulnerability in the windows TCP/IP stack that could allow remote code execution. This vulnerability does not exist in:
- Windows 2000 (All Editions)
- Windows XP
- Windows 2008 R2 (All Editions)
- Windows 7 (All Editions

Please see the following link for more information on this Vulnerability:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS09-048.mspx

If you experience this problem, download the patch manually and install it. The error is caused with the way the automatic application opens this particular hotfix.

Download KB967723 from the following site:

For Windows Server 2008 32bit:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=35c1d5a9-a953-4fc6-90c0-d2358c7b89e6

For Windows Server 2008 64bit:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=6e46822e-f79d-492d-ad01-ee680ad324f5

Install it manually:



16 comments:

  1. Great Job Clint! Explaining info and directions. In researching I only found the what to do, not cause and reason. Yours was the first I found that got me to understand.

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  2. You nailed it brother. Fixed.

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  3. Good answer.
    Thanks.

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  4. Indeed, straight to the point!
    Thanks, this solved the problem for me!

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  5. Thanks for that this was very helpful for me

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  6. Installing it manually still did not work for me. It started, and immediately quit.

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  7. Nevermind the last comment. It did work the second time - thanks!

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  8. thank u very much brother

    anuj
    http://winservers.co.in

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  9. I had 2 updates in a Hyper-V Guest. It worked for one of the updates but not for the second.

    When I run it for the second update I get "The update does not apply to your system" message.

    Thanks for the help.

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  10. Many thanks for this!

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  11. Very well explained. Thank you

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  12. Well done - thanks!

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  13. good job, Thanks!

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  14. Clint,

    Thank you for providing this solution!

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  15. Sweet! Instructions still work as of 20151117

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