MS16-126: Security update for Microsoft Internet Messaging API: October 11, 2016


Summary


This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Microsoft Internet Messaging API improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could test for the presence of files on disk.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-126.

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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.

  • 3193515 MS16-126: Description of the security update for Microsoft Internet Messaging API: October 11, 2016
  • 3192391 October 2016 security only quality update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • 3185330 October 2016 security monthly quality rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Known issues in this security update



After you install this security update, System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) Management Console crashes in State view.

To resolve this issue for systems running Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, or Windows Server 2012 R2, install the following update:
3200006 System Center Operations Manager Management Console crashes after you install MS16-118 and MS16-126
To resolve this issue for Windows 10 RTM, install the following update:
3199125 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 RTM: October 18, 2016
To resolve this issue for Windows 10 Version 1511, install the following update:
3200068 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511: October 18, 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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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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