This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Windows that could allow remote code execution if a user either visits a specially crafted website or opens a specially crafted document.
This security update also resolves vulnerabilities in Windows that could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to an affected system and runs a specially crafted application that could exploit the vulnerabilities and take control of an affected system.
- 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.
Microsoft Update Catalog
To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
Update deployment information
For deployment information about this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4013075.
Update removal information
We do not recommend that you remove any security update.
To remove this update, use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
Update restart information
This update does not require a system restart after you apply it unless files that are being updated are locked or are being used.
Update replacement information
This update replaces previously released update 3204723.
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.
Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information
The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.
Article ID: 4012497 - Last Review: Mar 14, 2017 - Revision: 28