MS16-055: Description of the security update for Microsoft graphics component: May 10, 2016

Summary
This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits a specially crafted website. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-055.
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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 MS16-055 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
Windows6.1-KB3156013-ia64.msuC0FF1C19091855C990DA43DFA709CD48D5F6FB8A4DB8AE2F50E65214B6456BC21D1E1AD58375203D7D43806D81C0AC62E25AE6AE
Windows6.1-KB3156013-x86.msu55F91DBC66D57401F18AF3EA0D1C1876D0C9541E3362ABB5D5A513858CC10D42EBDB576B9A9B3610E06814126DD59E35AD78A570
Windows8.1-KB3156013-x86.msu46BAF28F72C807325EDFDB2660F4E6AC572ACE1C49E83B693BED0B059884CA0FBBE1105BA8B4EA520EF5FD5434E7E2FF8823FBC8
Windows6.0-KB3156013-x64.msu9FE29BDBF3AC589894FCF086E73B41B3C6E64A9C9F5BE6541E396AA5473E2C4EA9282FE6ABA8E0343EBF7AA0DF50709DEA880D91
Windows6.0-KB3156013-x86.msu20654EFD4052FAA3670403246580C224E54A7A37179DCE28ED92E26DF1297A5B1224AA4209DFD3E3B1952805A45A9E40A9BDEB46
Windows6.1-KB3156013-x64.msuFF3E23FE222B35468C5D6A39AD131A62A7F856F3B6B138512BE00C211097839579898F7C3EFFF0940F06A7D5283366E8BC163413
Windows8.1-KB3156013-x64.msu609186635433A20F96FAABD1E62AE64CFE18762BAE459328481FED7B0EE9BA6A33EE7BB346C66C622A7D7CF04FA40CBBB227747E
Windows6.0-KB3156013-ia64.msu75028256A22EA8382EC254FF1DE9104776C17AA935AFC1D83163DE471BCCE170B4871AF7CE64AF409420F4DBA6BC7FFA976E3037
Windows8-RT-KB3156013-x64.msu0746CD004E85613EA0F90789600DDD8A446459C1AFEB028DDA677E84E9C95459CA97E49D4B0E6B873EF19C031B34487215D94997

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 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 ia64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Gdi32.dll6.1.7601.23418972,28809-Apr-201607:00IA-64
Gdi32.dll6.1.7601.23418312,83209-Apr-201606:54x86
For all supported x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Gdi32.dll6.1.7601.23418306,17609-Apr-201606:54x86
For all supported x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Gdi32.dll6.1.7601.23418405,50409-Apr-201606:57x64
Gdi32.dll6.1.7601.23418312,83209-Apr-201606:54x86

Windows 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 x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Gdi32.dll6.3.9600.183021,133,16010-Apr-201604:17x86
For all supported x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Gdi32.dll6.3.9600.183021,380,60010-Apr-201604:14x64
Gdi32.dll6.3.9600.183021,097,72809-Apr-201622:07x86

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 x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Gdi32.dll6.0.6002.19636391,16809-Apr-201621:33x64
Gdi32.dll6.0.6002.23950390,65609-Apr-201620:46x64
Gdi32.dll6.0.6002.19636305,15209-Apr-201620:34x86
Gdi32.dll6.0.6002.23950305,15209-Apr-201621:17x86
For all supported x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Gdi32.dll6.0.6002.19636299,00809-Apr-201620:32x86
Gdi32.dll6.0.6002.23950299,00809-Apr-201621:16x86
For all supported ia64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Gdi32.dll6.0.6002.19636955,39209-Apr-201619:57IA-64
Gdi32.dll6.0.6002.23950954,88009-Apr-201619:43IA-64
Gdi32.dll6.0.6002.19636305,15209-Apr-201620:34x86
Gdi32.dll6.0.6002.23950305,15209-Apr-201621:17x86

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 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.
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.
For all supported x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Gdi32.dll6.2.9200.218311,296,89609-Apr-201605:49x64
Gdi32.dll6.2.9200.218311,024,51209-Apr-201603:05x86
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Article ID: 3156013 - Last Review: 05/10/2016 17:09:00 - Revision: 1.0

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 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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