MS16-092: Description of the security update for Windows Kernel: July 12, 2016

Summary
This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow security feature bypass if the Windows kernel fails to determine how a low-integrity application can use certain object manager features.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-092.
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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 MS16-092 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
Note This security update only includes a change to the registry. The update does not include any executable files. Therefore, this Knowledge Base article does not list any file information other than the file hash information.  

File hash information

File nameSHA1 hashSHA256 hash
Windows8.1-KB3169704-x86.msu551A91A36EC63D47F7FBB6D5E28BA98109A32E7B4D652B7E664E729D7ECA0F5EB56869877276809E2206004C9A25C4963E521B03
Windows8-RT-KB3169704-x64.msu5A378506EA8086768B66C5B2E4D2948D441E579E8BC5D710CED930BEFF898CC18E1212840BD1D2B984909855D6DF4166640279EA
Windows8.1-KB3169704-x64.msu0362485738091DD2BA84DE03A1D222F01583735E22EE6B0C7FA48ABF744D9DB1C054411F02A6CD17BA2BC8608ECA1C156EB0CB20
malicious attacker exploit
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Article ID: 3169704 - Last Review: 07/14/2016 20:41:00 - Revision: 2.1

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

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