MS16-027: Description of the security update for Windows media: March 8, 2016

Summary
This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens specially crafted media content that is hosted on a website.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-027.
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Important
  • All future security and non-security 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 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 MS16-027 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
File Information

File hash information

File nameSHA1 hashSHA256 hash
Windows8.1-KB3138910-arm.msu5F6363935936701B169CC11BF27976F5B6999477C6325F5CCC68F641DCCAA7754D17C2B1CB60A0A7874F863116313638F232F7DE
Windows6.1-KB3138910-x64.msuACCD87884DCD28F2214AD74A43E4B9639E34078BBF45363ACCBFBE60BBADC35D9E40EBD5CA1C54F9BD9398C69754A7C7E37DE598
Windows8-RT-KB3138910-x86.msu9FB1B93F787D97B0D4651FF38B37671F9352AB3A5911AD2FFFEDC95F9F8BC427D6CFB61EE1280437C39C1FACFA897BE34E36CEE0
Windows8.1-KB3138910-x86.msuCCB01DB85BDA2579E2CA16555320082E517A93D514ED0035D3104BB2C39518B9DCF1433D32C4DCA6AFCB9DD4D800B7743268D2FB
Windows8.1-KB3138910-x64.msu71C7C69EA2BA887CD6492828336A8858F3616B2FE630B4D9A984D5A361FB7A1B8B4FAC273FE737F917C29EAD96F9CC9A901070EB
Windows6.1-KB3138910-x86.msuE881714D67D8761A20DF086510E57B29FEE060585D2BE4A9E194BFE32700514F9D6683769542115678D96E1D65625C00AB5D48F8
Windows8-RT-KB3138910-x64.msu705C5D7C0EDF75A8929F8AB7360524F1700B5120CB78828C7F4322737A60A1D5EDF85350EAD33071B447CE17E8D9C6C3AB58C91B

File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.

Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 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:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.3.960 0.17 xxxWindows 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. 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 ARM-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mfds.dll12.0.9600.18228377,85604-Feb-201616:35Not applicable
For all supported x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mfds.dll12.0.9600.18228483,32804-Feb-201617:02x86
For all supported x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mfds.dll12.0.9600.18228603,64804-Feb-201617:24x64
Mfds.dll12.0.9600.18228483,32804-Feb-201617:02x86

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
Mfds.dll12.0.7601.19145381,44005-Feb-201601:19x64
Mfds.dll12.0.7601.23346381,44005-Feb-201623:06x64
Mfds.dll12.0.7601.19145296,44804-Feb-201618:41x86
Mfds.dll12.0.7601.23346296,44805-Feb-201622:37x86
For all supported x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mfds.dll12.0.7601.19145296,44804-Feb-201618:41x86
Mfds.dll12.0.7601.23346296,44805-Feb-201622:37x86

Windows Server 2012 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
    6.2.920 0.17xxxWindows Server 2012RTMGDR
    6.2.920 0.21xxxWindows 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.
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.
For all supported x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mfds.dll12.0.9200.17647448,00005-Feb-201614:48x64
Mfds.dll12.0.9200.21766448,00005-Feb-201616:12x64
Mfds.dll12.0.9200.17647332,80005-Feb-201615:05x86
Mfds.dll12.0.9200.21766332,80005-Feb-201616:37x86
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Article ID: 3138910 - Last Review: 03/08/2016 19:00:00 - Revision: 1.0

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