Summary

This security update resolves several reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage in Internet Explorer. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures.  

Additionally, see the following articles for more information about this cumulative update:

Important 

  • The fixes that are included in this Security Update for Internet Explorer 4089187 are also included in the March 2018 Security Monthly Quality Rollup. Installing either the Security Update for Internet Explorer or the Security Monthly Quality Rollup installs the fixes that are in this update.

  • If you use update management processes other than Windows Update and you automatically approve all security updates classifications for deployment, this Security Update for Internet Explorer, 4089187, the March 2018 Security Only Quality Update, and the March 2018 Security Monthly Quality Rollup are deployed. We recommend that you review your update deployment rules to make sure that the desired updates are deployed.

  • This Security Update for Internet Explorer is not applicable for installation on a computer where the Security Monthly Quality Rollup or the Preview of Monthly Quality Rollup from March 2018 (or a later month) is already installed. This is because those updates contain all the fixes that are in this Security Update for Internet Explorer.

  • 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.
     

Known issues in this security update

  • After you install this update, security settings in some organizations that are running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 may prevent Internet Explorer 11 from starting because of an invalid SHA1 certificate.

    To resolve this issue, use one of the following methods:

Deployment information

For deployment details for this security update, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Security update deployment information: March 13, 2018

How to get and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available through Microsoft Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically.

For more information about how to get security updates automatically, see Windows Update: FAQ.

Note For Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1, this update is available through Microsoft Update only.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

More Information

Help for installing updates: Windows Update: FAQ

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Support and Troubleshooting

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Microsoft Secure

Local support according to your country: International Support

File information

For a list of the files that are provided in this cumulative update, download the file information for cumulative update KB 4089187.

File hash information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

Windows8.1-KB4089187-x86.msu

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Windows8.1-KB4089187-x64.msu

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3E6F1B9989A2F5DE1CD5C03BABDDE4A1A94F4DB280BA2778024A7817DD45557F

Windows8-RT-KB4089187-x64.msu

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BFFC23E6F35D716A54DCEC9FC9857C1BEA242D4F2ECF71F862E580255A68E3E9

IE11-Windows6.1-KB4089187-X86.msu

8E90ACCD79A9F52870667271C5C8F60A16629A25

475118DADB6F6B2E64BB347C6100B2D689F15321D1695F53B7EC678A88BCDC5C

IE11-Windows6.1-KB4089187-X64.msu

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18EA9CB47D4E696BE194B602F6CD741A21DF35CD8AC4644599550F0366A672F0

IE9-Windows6.0-KB4089187-X64.msu

7A7CEBB019D3819B05AE5D4EF15847D342830556

03916ECF65CECDBAF31CC12E5870CCCAA5B5042589F4523C7D05243796F09FFF

IE9-Windows6.0-KB4089187-X86.msu

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635EB90200469B83733A9775AC0918095DCCAC24E9B4101CDC777DBCC88BC4D4

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