MS15-119: Description of the security update for Windows Winsock: November 10, 2015

Summary
This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to a computer and runs specially crafted code that exploits the vulnerability.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-119.
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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 MS15-119 that corresponds to the version of Windows that you are running.
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File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.0.6002.19xxxWindows Vista SP2 or Windows Server 2008 SP2SP2GDR
    6.0.6002.23xxxWindows Vista SP2 or Windows Server 2008 SP2SP2LDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
Note The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tdx.sys6.0.6002.1951372,19213-Oct-201514:31x86
Tdx.sys6.0.6002.2382372,19213-Oct-201514:23x86
Afd.sys6.0.6002.19513273,40813-Oct-201514:31x86
Afd.sys6.0.6002.23823273,92013-Oct-201514:24x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tdx.sys6.0.6002.1951394,72013-Oct-201514:44x64
Tdx.sys6.0.6002.2382394,72013-Oct-201514:55x64
Afd.sys6.0.6002.19513404,99213-Oct-201514:45x64
Afd.sys6.0.6002.23823404,99213-Oct-201514:56x64

For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tdx.sys6.0.6002.19513229,37613-Oct-201514:37IA-64
Tdx.sys6.0.6002.23823229,37613-Oct-201514:32IA-64
Afd.sys6.0.6002.19513985,08813-Oct-201514:38IA-64
Afd.sys6.0.6002.23823985,60013-Oct-201514:32IA-64

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.1.7601.18xxxWindows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1GDR
    6.1.7601.23xxxWindows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1LDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
Note The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tdx.sys6.1.7601.1903174,75213-Oct-201516:31x86
Tdx.sys6.1.7601.2323774,75214-Oct-201500:41x86
Afd.sys6.1.7601.19031338,94413-Oct-201516:31x86
Afd.sys6.1.7601.23237338,94414-Oct-201500:41x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tdx.sys6.1.7601.19031118,27213-Oct-201516:40x64
Tdx.sys6.1.7601.23237117,76014-Oct-201500:50x64
Afd.sys6.1.7601.19031497,66413-Oct-201516:41x64
Afd.sys6.1.7601.23237496,12814-Oct-201500:50x64

For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tdx.sys6.1.7601.19031236,54413-Oct-201516:05IA-64
Tdx.sys6.1.7601.23237237,05614-Oct-201500:18IA-64
Afd.sys6.1.7601.190311,115,13613-Oct-201516:05IA-64
Afd.sys6.1.7601.232371,115,64814-Oct-201500:18IA-64

Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 file information

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.2.920 0.17xxxWindows 8, Windows RT, or Windows Server 2012RTMGDR
    6.2.920 0.21xxxWindows 8, Windows RT, or Windows Server 2012RTMLDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
Note The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tdx.sys6.2.9200.17540100,35213-Oct-201513:16x86
Tdx.sys6.2.9200.2165797,28013-Oct-201513:16x86
Afd.sys6.2.9200.17540439,29613-Oct-201513:17x86
Afd.sys6.2.9200.21657438,27213-Oct-201513:17x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tdx.sys6.2.9200.17540129,02413-Oct-201513:16x64
Tdx.sys6.2.9200.21657115,71213-Oct-201518:02x64
Afd.sys6.2.9200.17540576,51213-Oct-201513:16x64
Afd.sys6.2.9200.21657560,64013-Oct-201518:03x64

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 file information

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.3.920 0.17xxxWindows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2RTMGDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues.
Note The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tdx.sys6.3.9600.1808986,01613-Oct-201516:24x86
Afd.sys6.3.9600.18089462,84813-Oct-201516:24x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tdx.sys6.3.9600.18089108,03213-Oct-201517:10x64
Afd.sys6.3.9600.18089559,61613-Oct-201517:10x64

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help for installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support
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Article ID: 3092601 - Last Review: 11/10/2015 19:55:00 - 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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