MS16-025: Security update for Windows library loading to address remote code execution: March 8, 2016

Kehtib: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2Windows Server 2008 DatacenterWindows Server 2008 Enterprise


This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if Microsoft Windows fails to properly validate input before loading certain libraries. However, an attacker must first gain access to the local system with the ability to execute a malicious application.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-025.

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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