MS16-144: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: December 13, 2016


Summary


This security update resolves several reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. These vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage in Internet Explorer. To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-144.

How to get and install the update


Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available through Microsoft 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 the "Turn on automatic updating in Control Panel" section of this Safety & Security Center article.

Note For Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1, this update is available through Microsoft Update only.

More Information


The following article contains more information about this security update:
  • 3208481 MS16-144: Security update for Hlink.dll for Internet Explorer: December 13, 2016
  • 3204062 MS16-145: Cumulative security update for Microsoft Edge: December 13, 2016
  • 3203621  MS16-144: Security update for Internet Explorer: December 13, 2016
  • 3205408 December 2016 Security Only Quality Update for Windows Server 2012
  • 3205409 December 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2012
  • 3205394 December 2016 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • 3205397 December 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • 3205400 December 2016 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
  • 3205401 December 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2







Additionally, see Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 update history.