Autodesk Revit 2015 Update Release 8 for R2 Readme

Thank you for downloading Autodesk® Revit® 2015 Update Release 8 for R2 for Subscription customers.

This readme contains the latest information regarding the installation and use of this update. It is strongly recommended that you read this entire document before you apply the update to your licensed copy of Autodesk Revit 2015 R2, either as a standalone product or as part of a product suite, such as Autodesk Building Design Suite 2015 Ultimate or Autodesk Building Design Suite 2015 Premium. After Update Release 8 is applied successfully, the build number specified on the Help > About dialog will be 20150511_0715. For reference, you should save this readme to your hard drive or print a copy.

Issues Resolved by this Update Release

This subscription only update release addresses issues reported to Autodesk against Autodesk Revit 2015 R2. In addition, Autodesk Revit 2015 Update Release 8 for R2 contains the fixes within Autodesk Revit 2015 Update Release 1, 2, 3, Multi-Category Schedules Hotfix for Update Release 3, Revit 2015 R2 for Subscription customers, Revit 2015 Update Release 5 for R2, Revit 2015 Update Release 6 for R2 and Revit 2015 Update Release 7 for R2. Consult the enhancements documentation for all areas improved by this update.

In addition, this update release addresses the Heartbleed vulnerability - a security bug in the open-source OpenSSL cryptography library. Heartbleed is registered in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures system as CVE-2014-0160. For more information, please visit the CVE dictionary at http://cve.mitre.org

Installed Version required by this Update Release

This update requires one of the following:

  • Autodesk Revit 2015 R2 for subscription customers (build: 20140905_0730)
  • Autodesk Revit 2015 Update Release 7 for R2 for subscription customers (build: 20150303_0715)

    Autodesk Revit 2015 Update Release 7 for R2 for subscription customers will need to be applied to any Revit 2015 installation that has either Autodesk Revit 2015 Update Release 5 for R2 for subscription customers (build: 20141119_0715) or Autodesk Revit 2015 Update Release 6 for R2 for subscription customers (build: 20150127_0715) applied.

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