MS16-106: Security update for Microsoft Graphics Component: September 13, 2016

Applies to: Windows 10Windows 10, version 1511Windows 10, version 1607 More

Summary


This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user either visits a specially crafted website or opens a specially crafted document. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less affected than users who operate with administrative user rights.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-106.

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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.

  • 3185848 MS16-106: Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component
  • 3185611 Cumulative update for Windows 10: September 13, 2016
  • 3185614 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 1511 (TH2): Sep 13, 2016
  • 3189866 Cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1607: September 13, 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 Update Catalog

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

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