MS16-150: Security update for secure kernel mode: December 13, 2016

Summary
This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege when Windows Secure Kernel Mode improperly handles objects in memory.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-150.
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Additional information about this security update
See the following articles for more information about Windows 10, Windows 10 version 1511, Windows 10 version 1607, and Windows Server 2016:
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Security update deployment information

Windows 10 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10:
Windows10.0-KB3205383-x86.msu
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10:
Windows10.0-KB3205383-x64.msu
For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
Windows10.0-KB3205386-x86.msu
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
Windows10.0-KB3205386-x64.msu
For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10 Version 1607:
Windows10.0-KB3206632-x86.msu
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10 Version 1607:
Windows10.0-KB3206632-x64.msu
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementYou must restart the system after you apply this security update.
Removal informationTo uninstall an update that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then click Windows Update. Under See also, click Installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationWindows 10 RTM release notes (KB3205383)
Windows 10 Version 1511 release notes (KB3205386)
Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 release notes (KB3206632)
Registry key verificationNote This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows Server 2016 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2016:
Windows10.0-KB3206632-x64.msu
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementYou must restart the system after you apply this security update.
Removal informationTo uninstall an update that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or Click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then click Windows Update. Under See also, click Installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationWindows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 release notes (KB3206632)
Registry key verificationNote This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

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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Article ID: 3205642 - Last Review: 12/13/2016 21:47:00 - Revision: 2.0

Windows Server 2016 Datacenter, Windows Server 2016 Essentials, Windows Server 2016 Standard, Windows 10, Windows 10 Version 1511, Windows 10 Version 1607

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