IUpdate::MsrcSeverity property

Gets the Microsoft Security Response Center severity rating of the update.

This property is read-only.

Syntax


HRESULT get_MsrcSeverity(
  [out]  BSTR *retval
);

Property value

The Microsoft Security Response Center severity rating of the update.

Error codes

Returns S_OK if successful. Otherwise, returns a COM or Windows error code.

Remarks

The following ratings are the possible severity ratings of a security issue that is fixed by an update. These ratings were revised by the Microsoft Security Response Center in November 2002.

TermDescription

Critical

A security issue whose exploitation could allow the propagation of an Internet worm without user action.

Important

A security issue whose exploitation could result in compromise of the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of users' data, or of the integrity or availability of processing resources.

Moderate

Exploitation is mitigated to a significant degree by factors such as default configuration, auditing, or difficulty of exploitation.

Low

A security issue whose exploitation is extremely difficult, or whose impact is minimal.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP, Windows 2000 Professional with SP3 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000 Server with SP3 [desktop apps only]

Header

Wuapi.h

IDL

Wuapi.idl

Library

Wuguid.lib

DLL

Wuapi.dll

See also

IUpdate

 

 

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