MS15-117: Security update for NDIS to address elevation of privilege: November 10, 2015

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

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-117.
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Important
  • 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.

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 MS15-117 that corresponds to the version of Windows that you are running.
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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-KB3101722-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3101722-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 that is installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationSee the file information section.
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-KB3101722-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3101722-x64.msu

For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3101722-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 that is installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationSee the file information section.
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-KB3101722-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3101722-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 that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch. Or, click Control Panel, and then click System and Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationSee the file information section.
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-KB3101722-x64.msu

For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3101722-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 that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch. Or, click Control Panel, and then click System and Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationSee the file information section.
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
Windows6.1-KB3101722-x86.msu5EED9E97A51E766E689E82A6817E839F26C710050B122AE4F872847DB517D15EAE97DD3802E04A6AD0CA2BBA460367D3991909C6
Windows6.1-KB3101722-x64.msu068F82BEA5CF9AB7B2DB99DECC412BD28EF4AED38EB13A420438285B40F469E060D3AE675B15497A9EA67C4888226DBA07B749D6
Windows6.0-KB3101722-x86.msu3594341F8247F2869EF600541B7B73B0B844C30A90131D544BB25FF236B524AF2593C73C53BA5C676A0B4CA7C901D51F0C794134
Windows6.0-KB3101722-x86.msu3594341F8247F2869EF600541B7B73B0B844C30A90131D544BB25FF236B524AF2593C73C53BA5C676A0B4CA7C901D51F0C794134
Windows6.0-KB3101722-ia64.msu05AB8420A74BE80498B961F37DEBBA7DC9EC73105E665C36D5E1733642EAE4DD05529B40F9E26AE74C43522156F3E1A48C94726B
Windows6.0-KB3101722-x64.msu7C00D829D3647C4C33B54F2A2C2C5352C02B8848A2502A2682573E26AC0F58751543170D067E0E80D8621E865D82B519FCA195C8
Windows6.0-KB3101722-x64.msu7C00D829D3647C4C33B54F2A2C2C5352C02B8848A2502A2682573E26AC0F58751543170D067E0E80D8621E865D82B519FCA195C8
Windows6.1-KB3101722-ia64.msuE988DA6C20E57431E7ED82C493C97EB9CBD0A0140E2F1F8E33DE1E7EC05ADC912961EA15347234A50873EC5D381BA4A0814B16B1
Windows6.1-KB3101722-x64.msu068F82BEA5CF9AB7B2DB99DECC412BD28EF4AED38EB13A420438285B40F469E060D3AE675B15497A9EA67C4888226DBA07B749D6
Windows6.1-KB3101722-x64.msu068F82BEA5CF9AB7B2DB99DECC412BD28EF4AED38EB13A420438285B40F469E060D3AE675B15497A9EA67C4888226DBA07B749D6
Windows6.0-KB3101722-x86.msu3594341F8247F2869EF600541B7B73B0B844C30A90131D544BB25FF236B524AF2593C73C53BA5C676A0B4CA7C901D51F0C794134
Windows6.0-KB3101722-x64.msu7C00D829D3647C4C33B54F2A2C2C5352C02B8848A2502A2682573E26AC0F58751543170D067E0E80D8621E865D82B519FCA195C8

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
Ndis.sys6.0.6002.19512526,27210-Oct-201516:02x86
Ndismigplugin.dll6.0.6001.18000129,02419-Jan-200807:35x86
Ndistrace.mofNot Applicable4,54818-Sep-200621:36Not Applicable
Ndis.sys6.0.6002.23822526,27210-Oct-201515:38x86
Ndismigplugin.dll6.0.6002.23822129,02410-Oct-201515:33x86
Ndistrace.mofNot Applicable4,54807-May-201423:52Not Applicable

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

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ndis.sys6.0.6002.19512736,19210-Oct-201515:48x64
Ndismigplugin.dll6.0.6001.18000137,21619-Jan-200808:03x64
Ndistrace.mofNot Applicable4,54818-Sep-200621:34Not Applicable
Ndis.sys6.0.6002.23822736,70410-Oct-201515:30x64
Ndismigplugin.dll6.0.6002.23822137,21610-Oct-201515:25x64
Ndistrace.mofNot Applicable4,54807-May-201423:52Not Applicable

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

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ndis.sys6.0.6002.195121,643,96810-Oct-201515:29IA-64
Ndismigplugin.dll6.0.6001.18000314,88019-Jan-200808:29IA-64
Ndistrace.mofNot Applicable4,54803-Jan-200818:51Not Applicable
Ndis.sys6.0.6002.238221,644,99210-Oct-201515:08IA-64
Ndismigplugin.dll6.0.6002.23822314,36810-Oct-201515:02IA-64
Ndistrace.mofNot Applicable4,54807-May-201423:53Not Applicable

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
    6.1.7601.18 xxxWindows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1GDR
    6.1.7601.23 xxxWindows 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
Ndis.sys6.1.7601.19030712,64013-Oct-201504:50x86
Ndismigplugin.dll6.1.7601.19030156,16013-Oct-201504:44x86
Ndistrace.mofNot Applicable4,54803-Jun-201520:15Not Applicable
Ndis.sys6.1.7601.23235713,15212-Oct-201522:32x86
Ndismigplugin.dll6.1.7601.23235156,16012-Oct-201522:27x86
Ndistrace.mofNot Applicable4,54803-Jun-201520:14Not Applicable

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

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ndis.sys6.1.7601.19030950,72013-Oct-201504:57x64
Ndismigplugin.dll6.1.7601.19030166,91213-Oct-201504:51x64
Ndistrace.mofNot Applicable4,54803-Jun-201520:15Not Applicable
Ndis.sys6.1.7601.23235949,18412-Oct-201523:04x64
Ndismigplugin.dll6.1.7601.23235166,91212-Oct-201522:58x64
Ndistrace.mofNot Applicable4,54803-Jun-201520:15Not Applicable

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

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ndis.sys6.1.7601.190302,000,32013-Oct-201504:02IA-64
Ndismigplugin.dll6.1.7601.19030357,37613-Oct-201503:56IA-64
Ndistrace.mofNot Applicable4,54803-Jun-201520:12Not Applicable
Ndis.sys6.1.7601.232351,999,80812-Oct-201521:59IA-64
Ndismigplugin.dll6.1.7601.23235357,37612-Oct-201521:54IA-64
Ndistrace.mofNot Applicable4,54803-Jun-201520:13Not Applicable

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: 3101722 - Last Review: 11/10/2015 18:58:00 - Revision: 1.0

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