MS15-043: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: May 12, 2015

Applies to: Internet Explorer 11Internet Explorer 10Internet Explorer 9

The update that this article describes has been replaced by a newer update. We recommend that you install the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To install the most current update, go to the following Microsoft website: For more technical information about the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, go to the following Microsoft website:


This security update resolves several reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage in Internet Explorer. To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-043.

Additionally, this security update includes several non-security-related fixes for Internet Explorer. Check out the deployment information.

Note If you are running Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2, you must have update 2919355installed before you install this update.

Non-security-related fixes that are included in this security update

General distribution release (GDR) fixes
KB numberTitle
3060721 Error 80092004 occurs when you install security update 3038314 for Internet Explorer 11 on x64-based Windows 7
3059353 New search providers cannot be added in Internet Explorer 11
3056985 Every other typed character is missing in a nested div when you input text in Internet Explorer 11
3062836 Strings in Document mode, Browser profile, and User agent string are not displayed in Internet Explorer 11
3062837 Update that supports Enterprise Site Discovery to collect data in Internet Explorer

How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available through Microsoft 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 and Windows RT 8.1, this update is available through Microsoft Update only.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Go to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-043 to find the download links for this update.