MS15-067: Vulnerability in RDP could allow remote code execution: July 14, 2015

Summary

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Windows that could allow remote code execution if an attacker sends a specially crafted sequence of packets to a targeted system that has the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) server service enabled. By default, the RDP server service is not enabled on any Windows operating system. Systems that do not have the RDP server service enabled are not at risk. To learn more about this vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-067.

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Important

  • All future security and nonsecurity updates for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your 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.

More information about this security update


The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information.

  • 3069762 MS15-067: Description of the security update for Windows RDP: July 14, 2015

  • 3067904 MS15-067: Description of the security update for Windows RDP: July 14, 2015

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
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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 MS15-067 that corresponds to the version of Windows that you are running.



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Windows 7 (all editions)
Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3067904-x86.msu

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3069762-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3067904-x64.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3069762-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files prior to installing the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 887012.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See the related article listed in the Additional information about this security update section.

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows 8 (all editions)
Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB3067904-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB3067904-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files prior to installing the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 887012.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under See also, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See the related article listed in the Additional information about this security update section.

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows Server 2012 (all editions)
Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012:
Windows8-RT-KB3067904-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files prior to installing the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 887012.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under See also, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See the related article listed in the Additional information about this security update section.

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.


File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

Windows6.1-KB3067904-x64.msu

D279DAAD72BCC328D7825D0CA6763A43D77638A6

B88C4FE22BFB24DDFE157BE5B071AB76FA426337069DA7D41E05D285AC86B2EE

Windows6.1-KB3067904-x86.msu

732B96EBFC5393AD550F15800F410B03D4214DA3

8F344604D8DF36676FA8CF4C1CC22E1D724C370118E14EC509263451A52DF835

Windows6.1-KB3069762-x64.msu

9486DB51AF7FCA83A604576379B8D64DB7DB67E4

C1ADD987743EE406F1C3774981413E1C5722582C36E741BB9FFEF035AE983A5E

Windows6.1-KB3069762-x86.msu

D13D8015B1258A21A9B9E9877C1CDF4D32990A79

1781346CE067C33D085389F81BD2C36F8C910022D64075EF4731C7CC43974DA2

Windows8-RT-KB3067904-x64.msu

62F02734C2CF5CC5C8F5F9A4813D4C98EAC63A63

080919BEC2AF65A24EBA4C48F2BCCC855A5AF8C0FAC1670E040B564B8D04BF2E

Windows8-RT-KB3067904-x86.msu

F4FE9CA6D3CA7433A9B873E72C74CB28761A2084

FC28B583959B8AE7BAEAF4A281AE0D4330B994A3F63DE77C5BC5A68281A86C95


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