MS16-137: Security update for Windows authentication methods: November 8, 2016

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

Summary


This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The more severe of the vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege. To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker would first have to authenticate to the targeted domain-joined system by using valid user credentials. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could elevate their permissions from unprivileged user account to administrator. The attacker could then create accounts, install programs, or view, change, or delete data. The attacker could then try to elevate privilege locally by executing a specially crafted application that could manipulate NTLM password change requests. 

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-137.

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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 require 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.
  • 3198510 MS16-137: Description of the security update for Windows authentication methods: November 8, 2016
  • 3197873 November 2016 Security Only Quality Update for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
  • 3197874 November 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2
  • 3197876 November 2016 security only quality update for Windows Server 2012
  • 3197877 November 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2012
  • 3197867 November 2016 security only quality update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • 3197868 November 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • 3198585 Cumulative Update for Windows 10: November 8, 2016
  • 3200970 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016: November 8, 2016
  • 3198586 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511: November 8, 2016

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