MS16-023: Security update for Internet Explorer: March 8, 2016

Summary

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 these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-023.

Additionally, this security update includes several nonsecurity-related fixes for Internet Explorer.

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 get security updates automatically, see the "Turn on automatic updating in Control Panel" section of this Safety & Security Center article.

Note For Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1, this update is available through Microsoft Update only.
Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

More Information

Nonsecurity-related fixes that are included in this security update
How to get help and support for this security update

File Information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.

File hash information
Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Properties

Article ID: 3139929 - Last Review: Mar 17, 2016 - Revision: 1

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