MS16-039: Security update for Microsoft Graphics Component: April 12, 2016

Summary

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft .NET Framework, Microsoft Office, Skype for Business, and Microsoft Lync. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits a webpage that contains specially crafted embedded fonts.



To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-039.

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Important
  • All future security and non-security updates for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your Windows RT 8.1-based, Windows 8.1-based, or Windows Server 2012 R2-based computer so that you receive future updates.
  • 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.

Additional information about this security update


The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information.
  • 3114985 MS16-039: Description of the security update for Word Viewer: April 12, 2016
  • 3145739 MS16-039: Description of the security update for Windows Graphics Component: April 12, 2016
  • 3142042 MS16-039: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 3.5.1 in Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1: April 12, 2016
  • 3142043 MS16-039: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 3.5 in Windows Server 2012: April 12, 2016
  • 3142045 MS16-039: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 3.5 in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2: April 12, 2016
  • 3142041 MS16-039: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 2 in Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2: April 12, 2016
  • 3114960 MS16-039: Description of the security update for Skype for Business 2016: April 12, 2016
  • 3114566 MS16-039: Description of the security update for Office 2010: April 12, 2016



    Known issues in this security update
    • After you install this security update, you may receive an error message that resembles the following when you try to start an Office application:


      The Windows installer service could not be accessed.


      To resolve this problem, do one of the following:
      • Option 1 On systems that have update 3139923 installed, make sure that update 3072630 is also installed.
      • Option 2 Uninstall update 3139923.
  • 3114944 MS16-039: Description of the security update for Lync 2013 (Skype for Business): April 12, 2016
  • 3144427 MS16-039: Description of the security update for Lync 2010: April 12, 2016
  • 3144428 MS16-039: Description of the security update for Lync 2010 Attendee (user level install): April 12, 2016
  • 3144429 MS16-039: Description of the security update for Lync 2010 Attendee (admin level install): April 12, 2016
  • 3144432 MS16-039: Description of the security update for Live Meeting Console: April 12, 2016
  • 3144431 MS16-039: Description of the security update for Live Meeting Add-in: April 12, 2016
  • 3114542 MS16-039: Description of the security update for 2007 Microsoft Office Suite: April 12, 2016
  • 3147461 Cumulative Update for Windows 10: April 12, 2016
  • 3147458 Cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1511 and Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4: April 12, 2016

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
Get security updates automatically.

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

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How to obtain help and support for this security update
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Article ID: 3148522 - Last Review: Apr 13, 2016 - Revision: 1

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