Available Critical and Security Updates for NI Software

Publish Date: Mar 26, 2014 | 84 Ratings | 3.67 out of 5

The following critical updates are currently available in NI Update Service. Critical updates that address security issues are shown separately.

Use the buttons below to toggle the display of the updates released in each time period. Click the link in the Info Code column to obtain more information as well as download the update. You can also visit ni.com/info and enter the Info Code.

Some critical updates are only available in NI Update Service 2.0 and later. Download the latest version of NI Update Service here.

1. Security Updates

May 2013

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NI Security Updates 67L8ECQW, 67L8IQQW, 67L8J3QW, 67L8KSQW, 67L8L0QW, 67L8LCQW, and 67L8LIQW Development Environment Software An update is available to address a security vulnerability in an NI software component. NI strongly recommends this update for all users.

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November 2011

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NI Security Advisory 5Q5FJ4QW - Local privilege escalation vulnerability Development Environment Software An update is available to address a vulnerability in an NI software component that could result in a local elevation of privilege. NI strongly recommends this update for all users, but in rare cases the update may affect some functionality. SecurityUpdateNov11

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2. Critical Updates 

February 2014 - July 2014

Name Type Description Info Code
LabVIEW NI SoftMotion Module 2013 f2 Module An update is available for the LabVIEW 2013 NI SoftMotion Module that fixes an issue that may prevent SoftMotion from properly interpreting limit switches that are not active for a complete RT controller scan period. This update is required for all LabVIEW 2013 NI SoftMotion Module installations.

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LabVIEW NI SoftMotion Module 2013 SP1 f1 Module An update is available for the LabVIEW 2013 SP1 NI SoftMotion Module that fixes an issue that may prevent SoftMotion from properly interpreting limit switches that are not active for a complete RT Controller scan period. This update is required for all LabVIEW 2013 SP1 NI SoftMotion Module installations.

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NI VeriStand 2013 f2 Development Environment Software An update is available for NI VeriStand 2013 that fixes multiple issues. This update is strongly recommended for all users of NI VeriStand 2013.

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August 2013 - January 2014

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DIAdem 2012 SP1a Development Environment Software An update is available for DIAdem 2012 SP1 that fixes an issue that causes the wrong signal to be displayed in a report. NI strongly recommends this update for all DIAdem 2012 SP1 installations.

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LabVIEW 2012 SP1 f5 Patch Development Environment Software & Run-Time Engine An update is available for LabVIEW 2012 SP1 Development Environment and Run-Time Engine that fixes multiple critical issues. This update is strongly recommended for all users of LabVIEW 2012 SP1 or its Run-Time Engine.

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LabVIEW 2013 f1 Patch Development Environment Software An update is available for LabVIEW 2013 that fixes multiple critical issues. This update is strongly recommended for all users of LabVIEW 2013.

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LabVIEW 2012 SP1 LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Module f3 Patch Module An update is available for the LabVIEW 2012 SP1 LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Module that fixes multiple critical issues. This update is strongly recommended for all users of the LabVIEW 2012 SP1 LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Module.

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LabVIEW 2013 LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Module f1 Patch Module An update is available for the LabVIEW 2013 LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Module that fixes multiple critical issues. This update is strongly recommended for all users of the LabVIEW 2013 LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Module.

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LabVIEW  2013  myRIO Module f1 Patch Module An update is available for the LabVIEW 2013 myRIO Module that fixes an issue with the Getting Started Wizard. This update is recommended for all users of the myRIO Module.

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LabVIEW NI SoftMotion Module 2013 f1 Patch Module An update is available for the LabVIEW 2013 NI SoftMotion Module that fixes an error that prevents deployment of some VIs to an RT target. This update is recommended for all LabVIEW 2013 NI SoftMotion Module installations.

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LabVIEW Real-Time 2013 Patch for Linux RT Targets Module This patch fixes an issue that affects the following NI Linux Real-Time targets: NI myRIO-1900, NI myRIO-1950, and NI cRIO-9068. The issue can cause host-to-FPGA communication failures and incorrect reporting of system information. The issue occurs in rare cases when the target loses power during reboot. NI strongly recommends this patch.

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NI VeriStand 2013 f1 Patch Development Environment Software An update is available for NI VeriStand 2013 that fixes multiple issues. This update is strongly recommended for all users of NI VeriStand 2013. NIVS2013f1
NI-488.2 3.1.2 Hardware Driver An update is available for NI-488.2 that fixes multiple critical issues. This update is strongly recommended for all NI-488.2 installations.
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NI-Motion 8.5.1 Hardware Driver An update is available for NI-Motion 8.5 that fixes an issue that prevents configuration of motion axes in Measurement & Automation Explorer for the following motion boards: 7332, 7342, 7352, 7354, 7356. Additionally, the issue can cause PXI RT controllers using the same boards to boot into safe mode. This update is strongly recommended for all users of these boards.

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NI-RIO 13.0.1 Patch Hardware Driver An update is available for NI-RIO 13.0 that fixes a critical issue that can result in a crash. The update is strongly recommended for all installations that include both NI-RIO 13.0 and support for an NI vector signal transceiver (VST).

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NI-RIO Patch for LabVIEW RT Targets, November 2013 Hardware Driver This patch fixes multiple critical issues with NI-RIO versions 12.1 and 13.0. This patch is required for all users of NI-RIO versions 12.1 and 13.0.

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NI-SCOPE 3.8.x, 3.9.x, 4.0.x, and 4.1.0 patch for NI PXIe-5185/5186 Hardware Driver An update is available for NI-SCOPE that fixes a data corruption issue with the PXIe-5185/5186. The update is strongly recommended for customers using the PXIe-5185 or PXIe-5186.

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NI-Sync 3.4.1
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Hardware Driver The update is strongly recommended for all NI-Sync installations and deployments that include an NI PXIe-6674T. NISync6674Tpatch2013
Patch for Building Installers with NI Products Development Environment Software A patch is available for LabVIEW Application Builder, the LabWindows/CVI Build Distribution feature, and the TestStand Deployment Utility that fixes an issue with the installers that you can create with these products. This patch is recommended for all users of LabVIEW, LabWindows/CVI, and TestStand who build Japanese-language installers.
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Patch to 64-bit Support for NI Drivers Hardware Driver An update is available for a component required for operation of several NI drivers in 64-bit applications. This update is recommended for all users of NI drivers. 64bitDriverPatch2013Q3

February 2013 - July 2013

Name Type Description Info Code
LabVIEW 2012 SP1 f3 Development Environment Software An update is available for LabVIEW 2012 SP1 that fixes multiple critical issues. This update is recommended for all users of LabVIEW 2012 SP1.

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NI PXI Infrastructure Update 1.6.3 Hardware Driver An update is available for an NI software component that fixes an intermittent problem where trigger routing may be broken on PXI devices. This update is strongly recommended for all users of PXI devices.

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NI TestStand 2012 SP1 f1 Development Environment Software An update is available for TestStand 2012 SP1 that fixes a critical issue. The update is strongly recommended. TestStand2012sp1f1
NI VeriStand 2011 SP1 f2 Development Environment Software An update is available for NI VeriStand 2011 SP1. This update is strongly recommended for all NI VeriStand 2011 SP1 installations. VS2011SP1f2
NI VeriStand 2012 f2 Development Environment Software An update is available for NI VeriStand 2012. This update is recommended for all NI VeriStand 2012 installations. VS2012f2
NI Vision Builder for Automated Inspection 2012 SP1 f2 Development Environment Software An update is available for Vision Builder AI 2012 SP1 that fixes an issue that can result in unexpected behavior when loading, executing, and saving inspection files to disk. This update is strongly recommended for all users of Vision Builder AI 2012 SP1.

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NI-488.2 .NET f1 Patch for Visual Studio 2008/2010 Hardware Driver An update is available that fixes an issue with the NI-488.2 .NET class library on systems with .NET Framework version 4.5 or later. This update is strongly recommended for all users of the NI-488.2 .NET class library. NI4882DotNETf1
NI-RIO IO Scan Patch Hardware Driver An update is available for NI-RIO IO Scan that fixes an issue that causes User-Defined Variables to return incorrect fixed-point data values in LabVIEW Real-Time. This update is recommended for all users of User-Defined Variables.

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NI-VisaNS .NET f1 Patch for Visual Studio 2008/2010 Hardware Driver An update is available that fixes an issue with the VisaNS .NET class library on systems with .NET Framework version 4.5 or later. This update is strongly recommended for all users of the VisaNS .NET class library. VisaNSf1

August 2012 - January 2013

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LabVIEW 2011 SP1 f2 Development Environment Software An update is available for LabVIEW 2011 SP1 that fixes multiple critical issues. The update is strongly recommended for all LabVIEW 2011 SP1 installations.

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LabVIEW 2012 f1 Development Environment Software An update is available for LabVIEW 2012 that fixes multiple critical issues. The update is strongly recommended for all LabVIEW 2012 installations.

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LabVIEW 2012 f3 Development Environment Software An update is available for LabVIEW 2012 that fixes multiple critical issues. The update is strongly recommended for all LabVIEW 2012 installations.

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LabVIEW 2012 FPGA Module f1 Module An update is available for the LabVIEW 2012 FPGA Module that fixes critical issues. The patch is strongly recommended for all LabVIEW 2012 FPGA Module installations.

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LabVIEW 2012 Real-Time Module f1 Module An update is available for the LabVIEW Real-Time Module, NI-RIO, NI-WSN, and NI-FieldPoint that fixes multiple critical issues. This update is strongly recommended for all LabVIEW 2012 Real-Time Module installations, as well as NI-RIO 12.0, NI-WSN 1.4, and NI-FieldPoint 6.0.11.

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Measurement Studio 2012 f1 Development Environment Software An update is available for Measurement Studio 2012 that fixes an issue that limits your ability to evaluate the product. This update is strongly recommended for all users who intend to evaluate Measurement Studio 2012. This update is not needed for users who have an active service agreement or who purchase and activate the product. mstudio2012f1
NI-488.2 3.1 Hardware Driver An update is available for NI-488.2 that fixes multiple critical issues. This update is strongly recommended for all NI-488.2 installations.

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NI-DCPower 1.7.5 Hardware Driver An update is available for NI-DCPower that fixes a critical issue. The update is strongly recommended for all NI-DCPower installations.

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NI-Serial 3.9 Hardware Driver An update is available for NI-Serial that fixes multiple critical issues. This update is strongly recommended for all NI-Serial installations. serial39
NI-VISA 5.2 Hardware Driver An update is available for NI-VISA 5.1.x that fixes a critical issue affecting LabVIEW users. The update is strongly recommended.

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NI TestStand 2010 f2, 2010 SP1 f1, and 2012 f1 Development Environment Software Updates are available for NI TestStand 2010, 2010 SP1, and 2012 that fix critical issues. These updates are strongly recommended.

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NI VeriStand 2011 f1 and 2011 SP1 f1 Development Environment Software Updates are available for NI VeriStand 2011 and 2011 SP1 that fix multiple critical issues. These updates are strongly recommended for all NI VeriStand 2011 and 2011 SP1 installations. VS2011f1

February 2012 - July 2012

Name Type Description Info Code
LabVIEW 2011 SP1 f1 Development Environment Software An update is available for LabVIEW 2011 SP1 and the LabVIEW 2011 SP1 Run-Time Engine that fixes multiple critical issues. The update is strongly recommended for all LabVIEW 2011 SP1installations.

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LabVIEW Run-Time Engine 8.6.1 f5 Run-Time Software An update is available that fixes a critical issue in the LabVIEW Run-Time Engine 8.6.1 f4. LVRTE861f5_en

August 2011 - January 2012

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LabVIEW 2011 (32-bit) f1 Development Environment Software An update is available for LabVIEW 2011 that fixes a critical issue. The patch is strongly recommended for all LabVIEW 2011 Mobile Module or LabVIEW 2011 Touch Panel Module installations with NI-DAQmx Base. lv2011f1_32
LabVIEW 2011 FPGA Module f1 Module An update is available for the LabVIEW 2011 FPGA Module that fixes a critical issue with NI FlexRIO DRAM, NI-XNET C Series modules, and CANopen C Series modules. The patch is strongly recommended for LabVIEW 2011 FPGA Module installations using NI FlexRIO, NI-XNET C Series modules, or CANopen C Series modules. lvfpga2011f1
LabVIEW 2011 Real-Time Module f1 Module An update is available for the LabVIEW 2011 Real-Time Module that fixes a problem that occurs when using multi-byte languages. This update is strongly recommended for all users of LabVIEW 2011 Real-Time Japanese and Simplified Chinese. lvrt2011f1
LabVIEW 2011 Robotics Module f1 Module An update is available for LabVIEW 2011 Robotics that fixes two critical issues. The patch is strongly recommended for all LabVIEW 2011 Robotics installations. robotics2011f1
NI-RIO 3.6, 3.6.1, and 4.0 Patch for using sbRIO-9632/9642 Hardware Driver An update is available for NI-RIO Single-Board RIO support for sbRIO-9632/9642 that fixes a serious issue with analog voltage output. This update is strongly recommended for all users of NI-RIO Single-Board RIO support for sbRIO-9632/9642. sbRIOAOScan
NI ELVISmx 4.3.1 Hardware Driver An update is available for NI ELVISmx that fixes an issue with the NI ELVISmx Bode Analyzer when used with NI myDAQ. This update is strongly recommended for all NI myDAQ users. It is also recommended for NI ELVIS II users. elvismx431
Patch for Building Installers with NI Products Development Environment Software A patch is available for LabVIEW Application Builder, the LabWindows/CVI Build Distribution feature, and the TestStand Deployment Utility that fixes an issue with the installers that you can create with these products. This patch is recommended for all users of LabVIEW, LabWindows/CVI, and TestStand. 2011InstallerSupport

February 2011 - July 2011

Name Type Description Info Code
LabVIEW 2010 SP1 f1 (Japanese only) Development Environment Software A patch is available for Japanese LabVIEW 2010 SP1 that fixes an issue where LabVIEW crashes when a third party toolkit is installed. The patch is strongly recommended for all Japanese LabVIEW 2010 SP1 installations. lv2010sp1f1
NI Drivers used with Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2010 Hardware Driver This update fixes file corruption and blue screen issues that may occur when using National Instruments drivers with a .NET language in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. NI recommends this update for all Visual Studio users. nicdu265p_en
NI-FieldPoint 6.0.8f1 Hardware Driver An update is available for NI-FieldPoint 6.0.8 that fixes an issue that prevents NI-FieldPoint error descriptions from displaying in LabVIEW. NI recommends this update for all NI-FieldPoint 6.0.8 installations. FP608Patch
NI TestStand 2010f1 Development Environment Software An update is available for TestStand 2010 that fixes multiple critical issues. The update is strongly recommended for all TestStand 2010 installations. TestStand2010f1
NI VeriStand 2010f3 Development Environment Software An update is available for NI VeriStand 2010 that fixes multiple issues. NI recommends this update for all NI VeriStand 2010 installations. VS2010f3

August 2010 - January 2011

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LabVIEW 2010f2 (32-bit and 64-bit) Development Environment Software An update is available for LabVIEW 2010 that fixes multiple critical issues. The update is strongly recommended for all LabVIEW 2010 installations.

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LabVIEW Control Design & Simulation Module 2010f1 Module An update is available for LabVIEW 2010 Control Design & Simulation Module that fixes system model functions that erroneously output zero. NI recommends this update for all LabVIEW 2010 Control Design & Simulation Module installations. CDSim2010f1
LabVIEW NI SoftMotion 2010f1 Module This update fixes a critical issue that could cause unintended coordinate moves to occur rapidly. NI strongly recommends this update. UpdateSM2010f1
LabVIEW Real-Time Module 2010f1 Module A patch is available for the LabVIEW Real-Time Module and NI VeriStand that fixes a critical issue. The patch is strongly recommended for all LabVIEW Real-Time Module and NI VeriStand installations. lvrt2010f1
NI-DAQmx 9.1.5p1, 9.1.6p1, 9.2.0p1, and 9.2.1p1 Hardware Driver An update is available that fixes a critical issue that prevents National Instruments DAQ devices and Modular Instruments from functioning when used with certain third party USB devices. The update is strongly recommended.

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NI-RIO 3.5.1 Hardware Driver This patch fixes several critical issues for NI CompactRIO, Single-Board RIO, and FlexRIO products. The patch is strongly recommended for all NI-RIO 3.5.0 installations.

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NI-TimeSync 1.0.1 Hardware Driver NI-TimeSync 1.0 incorrectly returns the “Calculated Offset from Time Reference” property in nanoseconds instead of seconds. NI recommends this update for all NI-TimeSync 1.0 installations. TSNANO
NI System Configuration for LabVIEW RT 1.1.2 Development Environment Software MAX 4.7 and 4.7.1 incorrectly handles multibyte-character comments (such as Japanese, Korean, or Chinese), which may cause LabVIEW 2010 RT systems to crash. MAXMULTIBYTE
NI TestStand 2010 Patch 276751 Development Environment Software This update for TestStand 2010 fixes upgrade issues for steps that use custom step types that specify a Default Module with the .NET or Sequence Adapter. TestStand2010Patch276751
NI TestStand 4.2.1 Development Environment Software This update for TestStand 4.2.1 fixes edit-time compatibility issues with LabVIEW 2010 and later. NI recommends this update. upsrvTSLV2010

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