MS15-073: Vulnerabilities in Windows kernel-mode driver could allow elevation of privilege: July 14, 2015

Summary

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Windows that 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 vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-073.

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Important
  • All future security and nonsecurity 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
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Note For Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1, this update is available through Windows Update only.
Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

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Article ID: 3070102 - Last Review: Jul 14, 2015 - Revision: 1

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