Summary

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits a specially crafted website. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.




To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-055.

More Information

Important

  • All future security and non-security updates for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your Windows RT 8.1-based, Windows 8.1-based, or Windows Server 2012 R2-based computer so that you receive future updates.

  • If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see
Get security updates automatically.

Note For Windows RT 8.1, this update is available through Windows Update only.

You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Follow the installation instructions on the download page to install the update.

Click the download link in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-055 that corresponds to the version of Windows that you are running.

More Information

Help for installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support

File Information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

Windows6.1-KB3156013-ia64.msu

C0FF1C19091855C990DA43DFA709CD48D5F6FB8A

4DB8AE2F50E65214B6456BC21D1E1AD58375203D7D43806D81C0AC62E25AE6AE

Windows6.1-KB3156013-x86.msu

55F91DBC66D57401F18AF3EA0D1C1876D0C9541E

3362ABB5D5A513858CC10D42EBDB576B9A9B3610E06814126DD59E35AD78A570

Windows8.1-KB3156013-x86.msu

46BAF28F72C807325EDFDB2660F4E6AC572ACE1C

49E83B693BED0B059884CA0FBBE1105BA8B4EA520EF5FD5434E7E2FF8823FBC8

Windows6.0-KB3156013-x64.msu

9FE29BDBF3AC589894FCF086E73B41B3C6E64A9C

9F5BE6541E396AA5473E2C4EA9282FE6ABA8E0343EBF7AA0DF50709DEA880D91

Windows6.0-KB3156013-x86.msu

20654EFD4052FAA3670403246580C224E54A7A37

179DCE28ED92E26DF1297A5B1224AA4209DFD3E3B1952805A45A9E40A9BDEB46

Windows6.1-KB3156013-x64.msu

FF3E23FE222B35468C5D6A39AD131A62A7F856F3

B6B138512BE00C211097839579898F7C3EFFF0940F06A7D5283366E8BC163413

Windows8.1-KB3156013-x64.msu

609186635433A20F96FAABD1E62AE64CFE18762B

AE459328481FED7B0EE9BA6A33EE7BB346C66C622A7D7CF04FA40CBBB227747E

Windows6.0-KB3156013-ia64.msu

75028256A22EA8382EC254FF1DE9104776C17AA9

35AFC1D83163DE471BCCE170B4871AF7CE64AF409420F4DBA6BC7FFA976E3037

Windows8-RT-KB3156013-x64.msu

0746CD004E85613EA0F90789600DDD8A446459C1

AFEB028DDA677E84E9C95459CA97E49D4B0E6B873EF19C031B34487215D94997


The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information

Notes

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.1.760 1.18xxx

    Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    GDR

    6.1.760 1.23 xxx

    Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    LDR

  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.

  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

For all supported ia64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Gdi32.dll

6.1.7601.23418

972,288

09-Apr-2016

07:00

IA-64

Gdi32.dll

6.1.7601.23418

312,832

09-Apr-2016

06:54

x86

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Gdi32.dll

6.1.7601.23418

306,176

09-Apr-2016

06:54

x86

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Gdi32.dll

6.1.7601.23418

405,504

09-Apr-2016

06:57

x64

Gdi32.dll

6.1.7601.23418

312,832

09-Apr-2016

06:54

x86

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 file information

Notes

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.3.960 0.17 xxx

    Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2

    RTM

    GDR

  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.

  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Gdi32.dll

6.3.9600.18302

1,133,160

10-Apr-2016

04:17

x86

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Gdi32.dll

6.3.9600.18302

1,380,600

10-Apr-2016

04:14

x64

Gdi32.dll

6.3.9600.18302

1,097,728

09-Apr-2016

22:07

x86

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information

Notes

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.0.600 2.19xxx

    Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

    SP2

    GDR

    6.0.600 2.23xxx

    Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

    SP2

    LDR

  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.

  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Gdi32.dll

6.0.6002.19636

391,168

09-Apr-2016

21:33

x64

Gdi32.dll

6.0.6002.23950

390,656

09-Apr-2016

20:46

x64

Gdi32.dll

6.0.6002.19636

305,152

09-Apr-2016

20:34

x86

Gdi32.dll

6.0.6002.23950

305,152

09-Apr-2016

21:17

x86

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Gdi32.dll

6.0.6002.19636

299,008

09-Apr-2016

20:32

x86

Gdi32.dll

6.0.6002.23950

299,008

09-Apr-2016

21:16

x86

For all supported ia64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Gdi32.dll

6.0.6002.19636

955,392

09-Apr-2016

19:57

IA-64

Gdi32.dll

6.0.6002.23950

954,880

09-Apr-2016

19:43

IA-64

Gdi32.dll

6.0.6002.19636

305,152

09-Apr-2016

20:34

x86

Gdi32.dll

6.0.6002.23950

305,152

09-Apr-2016

21:17

x86

Windows Server 2012 file information

Notes

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.2.920 0.17xxx

    Windows 8, Windows RT, or Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    GDR

    6.2.920 0.21xxx

    Windows 8, Windows RT, or Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    LDR

  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.

  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Gdi32.dll

6.2.9200.21831

1,296,896

09-Apr-2016

05:49

x64

Gdi32.dll

6.2.9200.21831

1,024,512

09-Apr-2016

03:05

x86


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