MS16-140: Description of the security update for Windows Server 2016 TP5 boot manager: November 8, 2016

Applies to: Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5


This security update resolves a vulnerability in Windows Server 2016 TP5. The vulnerability could allow a security feature bypass if a physically present attacker installs an affected boot policy.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-140.

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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 get security updates automatically, see Windows Update: FAQ.

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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Windows Server 2016 TP5 file Information