MS16-073: Description of the security update for kernel mode drivers: June 14, 2016

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

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-073.
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Important
  • All future security and non-security updates for Windows Server 2012 R2 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your 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.

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 MS16-073 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-RT-KB3164294-x64.msuBA259F31541BC1F7530B2C84C496F1E37206065EA59BAD25D326CC15F3BDF9694070851E84979B7600E636A9B36BC96490EF600E
Windows8.1-KB3164294-x64.msu1A9C8FE2E3D2DBDA65EDF6D5943810E3915B2869F10E8DEB12015913CD628B44E8795F5923EB8124383D7782D91EAC4B567CE9D2

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 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
Vpcivsp.sys6.2.9200.2187266,56012-May-201620:01x64

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 0.16xxxWindows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2RTMGDR
    6.3.960 0.17xxxWindows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2RTMGDR
    6.3.960 0.18xxxWindows 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 x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Vpcivsp.sys6.3.9600.1834065,53613-May-201623:07x64SP.AMD64_WVPCIVSP
Vpcivsp.sys6.3.9600.1834065,53613-May-201623:07x64SP_AMD64_WVPCIVSP
malicious attacker exploit
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Article ID: 3164294 - Last Review: 06/14/2016 17:18:00 - Revision: 1.0

Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation, Windows Server 2012 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 Standard, Windows Server 2012 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 Foundation

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