MS16-090: Description of the security update for Windows kernel-mode drivers: July 12, 2016

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

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-090.
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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.

Non–security-related fixes that are included in this security update

This security update also fixes the following non–security-related issues:

  • In certain versions of the Bentley MicroStation app, customers might have problems accessing and arranging windows in the app.

    The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.
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 MS16-090 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-KB3168965-x86.msu375526148340BE7D7D38F820D027666956BA11E54DABA6F50556A155D6F1F5F75786B6938E8C2D0D8D4C1C03A12AF3EF9AAD4CC6
Windows8.1-KB3168965-x64.msu883B41D191EFC9CCDCAD0F40350074A1964595829C31170CD3BF9C1EE96FB59BBFD4F73C083BE9FF95219401DD99262B99985CF2
Windows6.1-KB3168965-x64.msu936C2CDB1A9D11DEB25A2B28D98CD300EFF933FB89A96766CF55BF234EFD240B01FD3E83B4FC427F6E4F20111BB7AEB741D81E37
Windows8-RT-KB3168965-x64.msuA0387735CB2BB6613867C62E57278FECD5FF3F3B1AFD6AD646861699177E66108CA1E71FBD6FACF0E200A5BFD36EC5547AE8569D
Windows6.1-KB3168965-ia64.msu1ECA451381884C3E0795E6C41921FB732DF54C1EF497493819886CCDACDFE5991A09B60DA96CC4495021C44AB29A9603491D1444
Windows6.0-KB3168965-ia64.msu8748F20332E93722F15AE994EA32399FC03FA8599299D9C1B9BE8DE25E44CB5CADFC4BDE8CFFE62E7C43196F6BE16E0047BAB36C
Windows6.1-KB3168965-x86.msuA083CD38F90820350A2BFFF0C1A609A841515D02B695780266CEAA73AD1F30A772442A9772936087DAB1C10B9C44037D959EA073
Windows6.0-KB3168965-x64.msu4D6AF938468D6165C214A26CC6B5A5CEE23C60174D4B46385E8DA83244B1CCC92A72F569933D14E338E0BB130FA2EB9339608DC6
Windows6.0-KB3168965-x86.msuC8F26AFD260E995D14DEE85DA24C249C9ECB17E82BB5E6DCE81C3A0FF9AB1344684872D075E6FBC3A6EFC9FA7D9941487DDDF9BF

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 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 x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Win32k.ptxmlNot applicable4,21321-Aug-201323:39Not applicable
Win32k.sys6.3.9600.183773,485,18410-Jun-201619:06x86
For all supported x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Win32k.ptxmlNot applicable4,21322-Aug-201306:44Not applicable
Win32k.sys6.3.9600.183774,167,68010-Jun-201621:35x64
Wow64_win32k.ptxmlNot applicable4,21321-Aug-201323:39Not applicable

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 1.23xxxWindows 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
Sysmain.sdbNot applicable125,29014-Jun-201613:26Not applicable
Win32k.sys6.1.7601.234713,217,40814-Jun-201615:03x64
Acres.dll6.1.7601.234712,56014-Jun-201615:21x86
Sysmain.sdbNot applicable4,080,12214-Jun-201613:27Not applicable
For all supported ia64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Sysmain.sdbNot applicable122,26814-Jun-201613:25Not applicable
Win32k.sys6.1.7601.234717,512,06414-Jun-201614:52IA-64
Acres.dll6.1.7601.234712,56014-Jun-201615:21x86
Sysmain.sdbNot applicable4,080,12214-Jun-201613:27Not applicable
For all supported x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Acres.dll6.1.7601.234712,56014-Jun-201615:21x86
Sysmain.sdbNot applicable4,080,12214-Jun-201613:27Not applicable
Win32k.sys6.1.7601.234712,398,20814-Jun-201614:57x86

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
Win32k.ptxmlNot applicable4,17225-Jul-201220:29Not applicable
Win32k.sys6.2.9200.218964,050,43210-Jun-201623:17x64
Wow64_win32k.ptxmlNot applicable4,17212-Feb-201300:09Not applicable

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
Win32k.sys6.0.6002.196646,697,47210-Jun-201614:27IA-64
Win32k.sys6.0.6002.239796,707,20010-Jun-201614:23IA-64
For all supported x64-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Win32k.sys6.0.6002.196642,802,17610-Jun-201614:45x64
Win32k.sys6.0.6002.239792,804,73610-Jun-201614:41x64
For all supported x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Win32k.sys6.0.6002.196642,071,04010-Jun-201614:19x86
Win32k.sys6.0.6002.239792,079,74410-Jun-201614:23x86
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Article ID: 3168965 - Last Review: 07/12/2016 17:44:00 - 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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