MS15-109: Description of the security update for Windows Shell: October 13, 2015

Applies to: Windows 7 Service Pack 1Windows 7 UltimateWindows 7 Enterprise


This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Windows. These vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted toolbar object in Windows or if an attacker convinces a user to view specially crafted content online.

To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-109.

More Information

  • 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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