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 MS15-079.
How to obtain and install the update
Method 1: Microsoft UpdateThis 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 only through Microsoft Update.
Method 2: Microsoft Download CenterYou can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Go to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-079 to find the download links for this update.
Additional information about this security updateThe following article contains additional information about this security update:
3078071 MS15-079: Description of the security update for Internet Explorer: August 11, 2015