MS15-067: Vulnerability in RDP could allow remote code execution: July 14, 2015

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

Summary


This security update resolves a vulnerability in Windows that could allow remote code execution if an attacker sends a specially crafted sequence of packets to a targeted system that has the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) server service enabled. By default, the RDP server service is not enabled on any Windows operating system. Systems that do not have the RDP server service enabled are not at risk. To learn more about this vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-067.

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Important
  • All future security and nonsecurity updates for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your 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.

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The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information.
  • 3069762 MS15-067: Description of the security update for Windows RDP: July 14, 2015
  • 3067904 MS15-067: Description of the security update for Windows RDP: July 14, 2015

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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