MS15-063: Vulnerability in Windows kernel could allow elevation of privilege: June 9, 2015

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 Standard


This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if a user visits a network share (or visits a website that points to a network share) that contains a specially crafted file. However, in every case an attacker would be unable to force a user to visit such a network share or website. 


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS15-063. To learn more about this security bulletin:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates:
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Security solutions for IT professionals:
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Help protect your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware:
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Local support according to your country:
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File information

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). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.