December 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2012

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 Standard More


This security update resolves the following vulnerabilities in Windows Server 2012:

  • MS16-153 Security update for common log file system driver
  • MS16-151 Security update for Windows kernel-mode drivers
  • MS16-149 Security update for Microsoft Windows
  • MS16-147 Security update for Microsoft Uniscribe
  • MS16-146 Security update for Microsoft graphics component
  • MS16-144 Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer
This security update also includes improvements and fixes from update 3197878. To learn more about the non-security improvements and fixes in this update, see the November 15, 2016—KB3197878 (Preview of Monthly Rollup) entry in the Windows Server 2012 update history.

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  • The security fixes that are listed in the "Summary" section of this Security Monthly Quality Rollup 3205409 are also included in December 2016 Security Only Quality Update 3205408 . Installing either update installs the security fixes that are listed here. This Security Monthly Quality Rollup also includes improvements and fixes from previous monthly rollups.
  • If you use update management processes other than Windows Update and you automatically approve all Security updates classifications for deployment, both Security Monthly Quality Rollup 3205409  and Security Only Quality Update 3205408 are deployed. We recommend that you review your update deployment rules to make sure that the desired updates are deployed.
  • 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.

How to obtain and install the update

Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

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