MS16-001: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: January 12, 2016

Applies to: Internet Explorer 11Internet Explorer 10Internet Explorer 9


This security update resolves several reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. 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 MS16-001.

How to get and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This 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 through Microsoft Update only.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can get the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Go to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-001 to find the download links for this update.

More Information

More information about this security update

The following article contains more information about this security update:

3124275 MS16-001: Security update for Internet Explorer: December 8, 2015

Additionally, see the following Microsoft KB articles for information about the Windows 10 and Windows 10 Version 1511 cumulative updates:

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
3124266 Cumulative Update for Windows 10: January 12, 2016
3124263 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511: January 12, 2016