MS16-081: Security Update for Active Directory: June 14, 2016

Summary

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Active Directory that could allow denial of service if an authenticated attacker creates multiple machine accounts. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker must have an account that has privileges to join machines to the domain. 

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-081.

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Important
  • All future security and non-security updates for Windows Server 2012 R2 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your 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.

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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Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

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Article ID: 3160352 - Last Review: Jun 14, 2016 - Revision: 1

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