Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: March 23, 2018

Applies to: Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 UpdateInternet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 SP1 More

Summary


This security update resolves several reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer 11 running on Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1). The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage in Internet Explorer. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures.

This security update also includes improvements and fixes for Internet Explorer 11 that resolve the following issues:

Additionally, see the following article for more information about this cumulative update:

Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 update history


Important

  • The fixes that are included in this cumulative update for Internet Explorer 4096040 are also included in the March 2018 Preview of Monthly Rollup. Installing the Preview of Monthly Rollup installs the fixes that are in this update.
  • 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 get this update


Microsoft Update Catalog

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

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for installing this update.  

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update replaces security update 4089187.

File information


For a list of the files that are provided in this cumulative update, download the file information for cumulative update KB 4096040.

References


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