MS16-049: Security update for HTTP.sys: April 12, 2016

Summary

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow denial of service if an attacker sends a specially crafted HTTP packet to a target system.




To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-049.

More Information

Important
  • 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.
  • 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
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Note For Windows RT 8.1, this update is available through Windows Update only.
Method 2: Microsoft Download Center
Security update deployment information
Properties

Article ID: 3148795 - Last Review: Apr 12, 2016 - Revision: 1

Windows 10, Windows 10 Version 1511

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