This security update resolves several reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures.
Additionally, see the following articles for more information about this cumulative update:
Except for Internet Explorer 11 on Windows Server 2012, the fixes that are included in this Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB4498206) are also included in the May 2019 Security Monthly Quality Rollup. Installing either the Security Update for Internet Explorer or the Security Monthly Quality Rollup installs the fixes that are in this update.
To obtain this update for Internet Explorer 11 on Server 2012, you must install this Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB4498206). This update is not included in any Security Monthly Quality Rollup or Security Only Quality Update. For Internet Explorer 10 on Windows Server 2012, other called-out installation methods are applicable.
If you use update management processes other than Windows Update, and you automatically approve all security updates classifications for deployment, this Security Update for Internet Explorer (KB4498206), the May 2019 Security Only Quality Update, and the May 2019 Security Monthly Quality Rollup are deployed. We recommend that you review your update deployment rules to make sure that the desired updates are deployed.
Except for Internet Explorer 11 on Windows Server 2012, this Security Update for Internet Explorer is not applicable for installation on a computer on which the Security Monthly Quality Rollup or the Preview of Monthly Quality Rollup from May 2019 (or a later month) is already installed. This is because those updates contain all the fixes that are in this security update for Internet Explorer.
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 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 Windows Update: FAQ.
Note For Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1, this update is available through Microsoft Update only.
Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog
To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
Known issues in this security update
|This cumulative security update 4498206 for Internet Explorer 10 might be offered for installation through Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or other update management solutions, even after you install KB4492872 (Internet Explorer 11 for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard) and upgrade to Internet Explorer 11.|| |
Although this cumulative security update for Internet Explorer 10 might be offered for installation, this issue will not affect the functionality of Internet Explorer 11. However, you should also install KB4498206 to apply the security fixes that are resolved this month for Internet Explorer 11.
Microsoft is working on a resolution and will provide an update in an upcoming release.
|After this security update is installed, some gov.uk websites that don’t support HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) may not be accessible through Internet Explorer 11 or Microsoft Edge.|| |
This issue is resolved in KB4505050.