MS15-102: Vulnerabilities in Windows Task Management could allow elevation of privilege: September 8, 2015

Summary
This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Windows that could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to a system and runs a specially crafted application.

To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-102.
More information
Important
  • All future security and nonsecurity updates for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your Windows RT 8.1-based, Windows 8.1-based, or Windows Server 2012 R2-based computer so that you receive future updates.
  • 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

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Get security updates automatically.

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

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Follow the installation instructions on the download page to install the update.

Click the download link in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-102 that corresponds to the version of Windows that you are running.
Additional information about this security update
The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information.
  • 3084135 MS15-102: Description of the security update for Windows Task Management: September 8, 2015
  • 3082089 MS15-102: Description of the security update for Windows Task Management: September 8, 2015

Security update deployment information

Windows Vista (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file namesFor all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3084135-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3084135-x64.msu
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementA system restart is required after you apply this security update.
Removal informationWUSA.exe does not support uninstall of updates. To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3084135
Registry key verificationNote A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows Server 2008 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file namesFor all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3084135-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3084135-x64.msu

For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3084135-ia64.msu
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementA system restart is required after you apply this security update.
Removal informationWUSA.exe does not support uninstall of updates. To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3084135
Registry key verificationNote A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows 7 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3084135-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3084135-x64.msu
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementA system restart is required after you apply this security update.
Removal informationTo uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3084135
Registry key verificationNote A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows Server 2008 R2 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3084135-x64.msu

For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3084135-ia64.msu
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementA system restart is required after you apply this security update.
Removal informationTo uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3084135
Registry key verificationNote A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB3082089-x86.msu
Windows8-RT-KB3084135-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB3082089-x64.msu
Windows8-RT-KB3084135-x64.msu

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3082089-x86.msu
Windows8.1-KB3084135-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3082089-x64.msu
Windows8.1-KB3084135-x64.msu
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementA system restart is required after you apply this security update.
Removal informationTo uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under See also, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3082089
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3084135
Registry key verificationNote A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor all supported editions of Windows Server 2012:
Windows8-RT-KB3082089-x64.msu
Windows8-RT-KB3084135-x64.msu

For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:
Windows8.1-KB3082089-x64.msu
Windows8.1-KB3084135-x64.msu
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementA system restart is required after you apply this security update.
Removal informationTo uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under See also, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3082089
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3084135
Registry key verificationNote A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
DeploymentThese updates are available via Windows Update only.
Restart RequirementA system restart is required after you apply this security update.
Removal InformationClick Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under See also, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3082089
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3084135

Windows 10 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10:
KB3081453-Win10-RTM-X86-TSL.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10:
KB303081453-Win10-RTM-X64-TSL.msu
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementA system restart is required after you apply this security update.
Removal informationTo uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under See also, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3081453
Registry key verificationNote A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

File hash information

Package NamePackage Hash SHA 1Package Hash SHA 2
Windows8.1-KB3082089-arm.msu88B9ECAF7339E86D934368CFED48DCF5895183DB71C4E968CD2193AD0EA4532F2241BFB3F092942E46533BCF76C1251DC2E8223B
Windows8.1-KB3082089-x64.msu6FA26CCE09C1C0A7E6D5E1C6D907D6790712AB19EC4D081BD81A1263530B8A086D3E6358BC992B0E79BD1E77143DBBA0D70C4E87
Windows8.1-KB3082089-x86.msu0E3192E5F08A828EF6480536DE97AE9254A7CD2A577E4909CF934FAD257D862C04739BF61AC2B465C10B5C5D32F0D9E44B76B652
Windows8-RT-KB3082089-arm.msuB7D4FF1D786060AACDE01A797EA0119F78796873E32FC2707022A42E495EB6FF77CAC1C709685B439C66D96413473012A7CA26D8
Windows8-RT-KB3082089-x64.msu563182819A073D07D6F32E0F92B2C38E8291E993E31D285BEB1345C25AE6CBBECB007990BCB09A7E7D88EFAD1987772BBA4E7D05
Windows8-RT-KB3082089-x86.msu29FCF8D26CBB024A5547523AE4597B7A52E1130BB4DBD42F15C3ED890FAF85CDD9210CECE9F56C467C138347A503606534F2FDB4
Windows6.0-KB3084135-ia64.msu77666B04BC46C4B8C1C2618F78F5E8EF64AC49C0C6BEADF5D0B238EC50FABAD3B42C009242B2E3E92C097473C35ACD067BBCA467
Windows6.0-KB3084135-x64.msu9D0C770C90C5581FE2CBDAC5D76A1690C04C77AD1E3170C4B2E4BD8DF0770443A9801B4E60F5CFE736ABD13C8227721999FA25CA
Windows6.0-KB3084135-x86.msu4A09CB8D390E7A508E592D9EE4338D88BD22A0442AF09C7E74601A64CBA4C690886FF0BA380201AF40C95985EB12A02C3F37C5BB
Windows6.1-KB3084135-ia64.msu5204B82F5F3E56B18DC23B167BA7865F118F63A14257C37177DCB6197CC785B5910C1B8E68FB3D9F7C9FC50BD0B77B1D563F6B77
Windows6.1-KB3084135-x64.msuB21BFCE8E2040F26E54697235C1F6D0E18F5CF500D1B567DDEF7BEE90C062441C2EBC257C55F187EE05CB7A203E8822D62D4EA1C
Windows6.1-KB3084135-x86.msuA0A069E6F9729E000A118FAF644062946531509481D626E60494DB54416814D47991207A181D369E0326C4C036A2EE204AE30B50
Windows8.1-KB3084135-arm.msuDFC0E36BFDFEEBC53332D103649B2FD6A02BD90BDDB1EAA409E181182887C0F4FB2FDC56399C5266DAF6106C09053700884566DB
Windows8.1-KB3084135-x64.msu631D159C59F993B29DB94C79A06CD1FEDCAD3C4EE44CF74B35C4D0FE4FFF0333FF4FA30403A9DC0BEACCD57D7B231A724BBB01B0
Windows8.1-KB3084135-x86.msu344E20FB7FA19BE48CD75B63653479BDF770017A5E6C0D4ABB17C04005BF713C465470A8D14944EB316B3AC252E4C0919382D4B0
Windows8-RT-KB3084135-arm.msuF8A5B29BF36EF93D05B537DD5F86CE7A9EE33BDD815E1489FDD70D9E01C8A8B15E42AF79F1C0CDAAC098F9F9D025646A28B508CE
Windows8-RT-KB3084135-x64.msuBE2E375D3DEF1C805C01B8678D8A169A7CF9965E05E3E3CF9B427DCA061898CA08ABC41C63E6DEBF1C1F3661CE48B115F0671C28
Windows8-RT-KB3084135-x86.msu65150FAEDE3260821BAB1220F30DCF23691665C6089B543729364FF6CC6AB0DE4C8634238B1E9888110618F88B203EF0BFDA232D

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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Article ID: 3089657 - Last Review: 09/08/2015 17:14:00 - Revision: 1.0

Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 Standard, Windows Server 2012 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 Foundation, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows Vista Service Pack 2

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