MS15-079: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: August 11, 2015

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 the vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-079.

How to obtain 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 turn on automatic updating, see Get security updates automatically.

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

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Go to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-079 to find the download links for this update.

More Information

Additional information about this security update

The following article contains additional information about this security update:

3078071 MS15-079: Description of the security update for Internet Explorer: August 11, 2015

For Security Update Deployment information, see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article that is referenced here in the Executive Summary.

Windows Vista (all editions)

Reference TableThe following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file names

For Internet Explorer 7 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3078071-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 7 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3078071-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB3078071-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB3078071-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3078071-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3078071-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

Removal information

WUSA.exe does not support uninstall of updates. To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See the file information section of Knowledge Base article 3078071.

Registry key verification

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

Windows Server 2008 (all editions)

Reference TableThe following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file names

For Internet Explorer 7 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3078071-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 7 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3078071-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 7 in all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3078071-ia64.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB3078071-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB3078071-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3078071-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3078071-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

Removal information

WUSA.exe does not support uninstall of updates. To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See the file information section of Knowledge Base article 3078071.

Registry key verification

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

Windows 7 (all editions)

Reference TableThe following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3078071-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1:
IE10-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1:
IE10-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1:
IE11-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1:
IE11-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

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 file information section of Knowledge Base article 3078071.

Registry key verification

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

Windows Server 2008 R2 (all editions)

Reference TableThe following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3078071-ia64.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 10 for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1:
IE10-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1:
IE11-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

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 file information section of Knowledge Base article 3078071.

Registry key verification

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

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 (all editions)

Reference TableThe following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For Internet Explorer 10 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB3078071-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 10 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB3078071-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3078071-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

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 file information section of Knowledge Base article 3078071.

Registry key verification

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

Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (all editions)

Reference TableThe following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For Internet Explorer 10 in all supported editions of Windows Server 2012:
Windows8-RT-KB3078071-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 in all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:
Windows8.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

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 file information section of Knowledge Base article 3078071.

Registry key verification

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

Windows RT and Windows RT 8.1 (all editions)

Reference TableThe following table contains the security update information for this software.

Deployment

This update is available via Windows Update.

Restart Requirement

Yes, you must restart your system after you apply this security update.

Removal Information

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

Not applicable

Windows 10 (all editions)

Reference TableThe following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For Internet Explorer 11 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10:
KB3081436-Win10-RTM-X86-TSL.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10:
KB3081436-Win10-RTM-X64-TSL.msu

For Microsoft Edge in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10:
KB3081436-Win10-RTM-X86-TSL.msu

For Microsoft Edge in all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10:
KB3081436-Win10-RTM-X64-TSL.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

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 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3081436

Registry key verification

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


File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

IE10-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x86.msu

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IE10-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

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Windows8-RT-KB3078071-x86.msu

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Windows8-RT-KB3078071-x64.msu

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Windows8-RT-KB3078071-arm.msu

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IE10-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

0556CE3209B96B44623DCBA7656A4AB9F3D18309

FE235CCD28F908E2144D85CF5444D49A5538849D1AAAD3BE741D75A0BC95DCD9

Windows8-RT-KB3078071-x64.msu

7224991B1FED42BD67CD322305ECA5E2BF062FE8

941484DDA1A607E571CC0215F71C1D51F2ECE0BF596959456DC419B72CA49D3A

IE11-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x86.msu

B2194447FDB47886BE5D40E3658FEBD7731F5730

A5203CC6B4090C22465A1D96BC76E7446937C573D7E9999C5E179C52FE8D0ED1

IE11-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

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Windows8.1-KB3078071-x86.msu

AF1FFF79E7DC1345D83B51E84B7808288E962172

AEDB880211280BE1FAAA04435CD141495DC9B509E66BC16867E42A4C88DE32C6

Windows8.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

EEA0D8956C47A088877C1643D4762FD55F500304

DDCE17AB4C34EA8BC58B3ECAD48EDB4E19ACEF977E41D3B011ED6654AD2AA2A0

Windows8.1-KB3078071-arm.msu

28B90002EAD4C88AB6BA736AD5F17082C6C3D778

DE9CEEFA4E722DB2CB2E9BDB9A23D2E9F3EC7C8733FD5825F5AB7706A31E6911

IE11-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

3DF62C5B0C24B240BA8231D11D6CDC25BDEE8626

AD0CF2FC148A437113E9EE20A27D50A975008C250625B93B8215A1EEDDF590DD

Windows8.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

EEA0D8956C47A088877C1643D4762FD55F500304

DDCE17AB4C34EA8BC58B3ECAD48EDB4E19ACEF977E41D3B011ED6654AD2AA2A0

Windows6.0-KB3078071-x86.msu

9476F90FA6227A5D8DFB6960D9BF0D498E44C9AC

D40694D93EED545B8B9116824C9D95BB988CE5FCCB421CC12629F59261FA3D96

Windows6.0-KB3078071-ia64.msu

D69B2ABE17216E0861A4738E47B6D10883697DF6

B92D8329B4DD4727D895F9C33EE6B6844CEA29987E86651EC045C8DE8C07DFF5

Windows6.0-KB3078071-x64.msu

288FC012DB7FA8E68FE16DBB7D40323F2F30C131

661551B8695FC36C4BAD0ADCA9DED5ADD494056BC528425B9A69E7F97E43CFCF

Windows6.0-KB3078071-x86.msu

9476F90FA6227A5D8DFB6960D9BF0D498E44C9AC

D40694D93EED545B8B9116824C9D95BB988CE5FCCB421CC12629F59261FA3D96

Windows6.0-KB3078071-x64.msu

288FC012DB7FA8E68FE16DBB7D40323F2F30C131

661551B8695FC36C4BAD0ADCA9DED5ADD494056BC528425B9A69E7F97E43CFCF

Windows6.1-KB3078071-x86.msu

1878FF8CE303B5432A43C255C273669FA4DC8F84

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Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

F4D058A855321C347670EC078D83155DD861C3CF

A19D318055E2FBEE7FA210C06E56FC01A1BAF8EE333B228B9B50ADA31352B5D7

IE8-Windows6.0-KB3078071-x86.msu

E7932A489E1152FA55E8C1E74921FB6AAF335663

3CB7B59CBB7DE434BB1787FE6DD67930938F31ABFCF2888504C477A3FB879769

IE8-Windows6.0-KB3078071-x64.msu

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Windows6.1-KB3078071-ia64.msu

2D4626E8E65E6C7D2FE3CC1A3C727AA82F8235EC

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Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

F4D058A855321C347670EC078D83155DD861C3CF

A19D318055E2FBEE7FA210C06E56FC01A1BAF8EE333B228B9B50ADA31352B5D7

IE8-Windows6.0-KB3078071-x86.msu

E7932A489E1152FA55E8C1E74921FB6AAF335663

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IE8-Windows6.0-KB3078071-x64.msu

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IE9-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x86.msu

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IE9-Windows6.1-KB3078071-x64.msu

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IE9-Windows6.0-KB3078071-x86.msu

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IE9-Windows6.0-KB3078071-x64.msu

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