Microsoft .NET update ndp46-kb4040973-x64.exe fails to target

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Article ID: 170220

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Products

Patch Management Solution for Windows

Issue/Introduction

Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise x64 Clients had .NET 4.6.2 installed; installed .NET 4.7 and found that Windows Update Tool displayed ndp46-kb4040973-x64.exe was vulnerable yet the update fails to re-target via Patch Management Solution.

Manually ran ndp46-kb4040973-x64.exe and found the system displayed Compliant status per Windows Update Tool.

Cause

Target rule logic accurately set for the appropriate file version; however, confirmed the update must be re-applied if .NET is upgraded.

Environment

Patch Management Solution 7.5.x, 7.6.x and 8.x

Resolution

This issue will be resolved in the next PMImport release.

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