MS16-104: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: September 13, 2016


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 these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-104.

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. See Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-104 to find the download links for this update.

More Information

The following articles contain more information about this security update:

  • 3185319 MS16-104: Security update for Internet Explorer: September 13, 2016
    Known issues with security update 3185319
    • When you open a .URL shortcut in Windows Explorer (such as from the Favorites folder), you receive a "File Download – Security Warning" message. To resolve this issue, install update 3199375 .
    • Microsoft is aware of limited issues in which an ActiveX install may fail when using the ActiveX Installer Service (AXIS) with Internet Explorer 10 or Internet Explorer 11. To resolve this issue, install update 3192665.
  • 3188724 MS16-116: Security Update in OLE Automation for VBScript Scripting Engine: September 13, 2016
  • 3184122 MS16-116: Description of the security update for OLE Automation for VBScript Scripting Engine: September 13, 2016
Additionally, see the following articles for information about the Windows 10, Windows 10 Version 1511, and Windows 10 Version 1607 cumulative updates:

  • 3185611 Cumulative Update for Windows 10: September 13, 2016
  • 3185614 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 : September 13, 2016
  • 3189866 Cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1607: September 13, 2016
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Article ID: 3183038 - Last Review: Dec 5, 2016 - Revision: 1

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