MS15-097: Description of the security update for the graphics component in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008: September 8, 2015

Summary

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Lync. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or goes to an untrusted webpage that contains embedded OpenType fonts.

To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-097.

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  • 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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Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

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Article ID: 3087135 - Last Review: Sep 8, 2015 - Revision: 1

Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Standard, Windows Web Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Foundation, Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems, Windows Vista Service Pack 2, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Starter

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