MS15-132: Description of the security update for Windows: December 8, 2015

Summary
This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an attacker accesses a local system and runs a specially crafted application.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-132.
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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 MS15-132 that corresponds to the version of Windows that you are running.
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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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File Information

File hash information

File nameSHA1 hashSHA256 hash
Windows6.0-KB3108371-ia64.msu8AA29E3B09505753EE675FB95B2CE13DAEC5019B632F4BCA1AA3D6D4807B1B952FC83A96E2A629B4878A9EAEB17C5FC81F7DF1A2
Windows6.1-KB3108371-x64.msuB5F113175336B0FB642E82059D36CD136BA518DEB43EEB3E18F77A3C83A79D85A921C56F1AC4CB3A61A399B6232ECB9D5189E893
Windows6.1-KB3108371-x86.msu3AE19BF9BE2F7DC8C8543378844AE9A91D9D29767F194A791177F7CCAAAA66DE85A4CAFAFC1088FBD9671CC73647C1D63AC279FE
Windows6.1-KB3108371-ia64.msu556FDFC7D144E75FA45680F2C5E687A0A583F9BEBC722799E30ABDDCE2D16376D0F7FF34CF938B591010A86CBCB79C51A9B1EC87
Windows6.0-KB3108371-x64.msu868795F8B9E012B2BB724B8BF30A3C05D0772C856AC4E40FEA603CC2F98CBCB4329E5730F85B8E5D34BF8CC2FA73D7F67EA6B59F
Windows6.0-KB3108371-x86.msuC1D86DD8B89072FC5E2A022CEA12950C460B3FDE6DABD71CB4C5D4A775A09700CBF961B7EF14FB1BCEB8EF3DE91617C3A0C1ADBB

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). Be aware that dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time bias. The dates and times may also change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information

Notes
  • 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:
    Version Product Milestone Service branch
    6.0.600 2.19xxxWindows Vista or Windows Server 2008SP2GDR
    6.0.600 2.23xxxWindows Vista or Windows Server 2008SP2LDR
  • 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.
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.
For all supported ia64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Els.dll6.0.6002.19533482,30402-Nov-201516:27IA-64
Els.dll6.0.6002.23843482,30402-Nov-201516:02IA-64
Els.dll6.0.6002.19533179,20002-Nov-201517:04x86
Els.dll6.0.6002.23843179,20002-Nov-201516:31x86
For all supported x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Els.dll6.0.6002.19533241,15202-Nov-201516:44x64
Els.dll6.0.6002.23843241,15202-Nov-201516:37x64
Els.dll6.0.6002.19533179,20002-Nov-201517:04x86
Els.dll6.0.6002.23843179,20002-Nov-201516:31x86
For all supported x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Els.dll6.0.6002.19533179,20002-Nov-201517:04x86
Els.dll6.0.6002.23843179,20002-Nov-201516:31x86

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information

Notes
  • 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:
    Version Product Milestone Service branch
    6.1.760 1.18xxxWindows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1GDR
    6.1.760 1.23 xxxWindows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 LDR
  • 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.
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.
For all supported x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Els.dll6.1.7601.19054241,66403-Nov-201519:04x64
Els.dll6.1.7601.23259241,66403-Nov-201519:07x64
Els.dll6.1.7601.19054179,71203-Nov-201518:55x86
Els.dll6.1.7601.23259179,71203-Nov-201518:54x86
For all supported x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Els.dll6.1.7601.19054179,71203-Nov-201518:55x86
Els.dll6.1.7601.23259179,71203-Nov-201518:54x86
For all supported ia64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Els.dll6.1.7601.19054483,32803-Nov-201518:12IA-64
Els.dll6.1.7601.23259483,32803-Nov-201519:23IA-64
Els.dll6.1.7601.19054179,71203-Nov-201518:55x86
Els.dll6.1.7601.23259179,71203-Nov-201518:54x86
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Article ID: 3108371 - Last Review: 12/15/2015 00:55:00 - Revision: 2.0

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