MS16-131: Security update for Microsoft Video Control: November 8, 2016

Applies to: Windows Server 2016 DatacenterWindows Server 2016 EssentialsWindows Server 2016 Standard More

Summary


This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if Microsoft Video Control fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the context of the current user. However, an attacker must first convince a user to open either a specially crafted file or a program from either a webpage or an email message.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-131.

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Important
  • All future security and non-security updates for Windows RT 8.1, and Windows 8.1 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your Windows RT 8.1-based, or Windows 8.1-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 require before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

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