MS16-095: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: August 9, 2016

Applies to: Internet Explorer 11Internet Explorer 10Internet Explorer 9


This security update resolves several reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. These vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage in Internet Explorer. To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-095.

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 Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Method 3: Microsoft Download Center

You can get the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Go to  Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-095 to find the download links for this update.

More Information

The following article contains more information about this security update:
3175443 MS16-095: Security update for Internet Explorer: August 9, 2016
Additionally, see the following Microsoft KB articles for information about the Windows 10, Windows 10 Version 1511, and Windows 10 Version 1607 cumulative updates: 
3176492 Cumulative update for Windows 10: August 9, 2016
3176493 Cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1511: August 9, 2016
3176495 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607: August 9, 2016