MS16-073: Description of the security update for kernel mode drivers: June 14, 2016

Summary

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to an affected system and runs a specially crafted application.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-073.

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Important

  • All future security and non-security updates for Windows Server 2012 R2 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your 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.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

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 MS16-073 that corresponds to the version of Windows that you are running.

More Information

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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

Windows8.1-KB3161664-x86.msu

05752F57EAD67CB1D8F8F659D9B787E31872F732

CA8473D5654DF4B888C7A5BED387883E1A744CA167DBBABB09A4BCAB241B759A

Windows6.1-KB3161664-x86.msu

B0B7F784AD22C76C631F200EBA78C44211F7820B

188F2B3C23083FCCA2B5D541B3B1AA7819DE614DF1AF3312D65650B6CE13893A

Windows6.0-KB3161664-x64.msu

A9A7B0ACEAB05F2C8C6D9DB398CBBDC060C77B1C

454294C1F6D556E02C8A6E2FD173C11B97B9131137E1B916E7BC4AD916C76130

Windows6.1-KB3161664-ia64.msu

8DCCD686BCC89C6B28CB81ACDE9E285DDED5F89D

0EABD3F3D385CD92D05DD932C384E93687F33BF27E7BE03E632878B1595CA8D8

Windows6.1-KB3161664-x64.msu

ABCCDE2A5B3DB03DBECE4E248D882B6BE78AAF77

C1B26F4857ECC8D2B964D019010772AB8D14B46F07C58F98D5291E27FEAA0CBF

Windows8.1-KB3161664-x64.msu

C6DE1BFD7DCBB9E62AA04D505DE105B408283291

6F4733390414637D5AD311BB8BF4E7C817CFCED88D8544FC8BEC34571B64BFE8

Windows6.0-KB3161664-x86.msu

720836CED9C4F2655D1BA92A9963D80D9C2AEF11

7FF57AD524A66EE4787EF2AD9F8E974C465513F7D589956DE0C8EEE7FDC61C40

Windows8-RT-KB3161664-x64.msu

3F3C12031442EAE489A46840BDDA71A1545D4C59

6E8CDBDC3C7D8792D4A64340E849DB6B8DE389CC5179B9D02F79A0D34F0D57A7

Windows6.0-KB3161664-ia64.msu

F3E484904B0C55109E8ADF6B0AA1FD580723CA74

E55E2D436381D3F7B1B675A0D503F4556F6696EF61FB34234691A4ECA9AFBB41


The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Be aware that dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time bias. The dates and times may also change when you perform certain operations on the files.

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 0.16xxx

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

    RTM

    GDR

    6.3.960 0.17xxx

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

    RTM

    GDR

    6.3.960 0.18xxx

    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

Win32k.ptxml

Not applicable

4,213

21-Aug-2013

23:39

Not applicable

Win32k.sys

6.3.9600.18340

3,492,864

13-May-2016

22:24

x86

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.ptxml

Not applicable

4,213

22-Aug-2013

06:44

Not applicable

Win32k.sys

6.3.9600.18340

4,169,216

13-May-2016

23:09

x64

Wow64_win32k.ptxml

Not applicable

4,213

21-Aug-2013

23:39

Not applicable

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 1.23xxx

    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 x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.sys

6.1.7601.23452

2,397,696

12-May-2016

14:54

x86

For all supported ia64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.sys

6.1.7601.23452

7,511,552

12-May-2016

14:51

IA-64

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.sys

6.1.7601.23452

3,217,408

12-May-2016

15:03

x64

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

Win32k.sys

6.0.6002.19657

2,801,664

12-May-2016

14:45

x64

Win32k.sys

6.0.6002.23972

2,803,712

12-May-2016

14:45

x64

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.sys

6.0.6002.19657

2,071,040

12-May-2016

14:21

x86

Win32k.sys

6.0.6002.23972

2,078,208

12-May-2016

14:21

x86

For all supported ia64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Win32k.sys

6.0.6002.19657

6,696,448

12-May-2016

14:26

IA-64

Win32k.sys

6.0.6002.23972

6,706,688

12-May-2016

14:27

IA-64

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

Win32k.ptxml

Not applicable

4,172

25-Jul-2012

20:29

Not applicable

Win32k.sys

6.2.9200.21861

4,054,016

11-May-2016

13:30

x64

Wow64_win32k.ptxml

Not applicable

4,172

12-Feb-2013

00:09

Not applicable


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