MS15-098: Vulnerabilities in Windows Journal could allow remote code execution: September 8, 2015

Summary

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Windows that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Windows Journal file. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less affected than users who operate with administrative user rights. 

To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-098.

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Important

  • All future security and nonsecurity 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.

More information about this security update

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

  • 3069114 MS15-098: Description of the security update for Windows Journal: September 8, 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
Get security updates automatically.

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

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 MS15-098 that corresponds to the version of Windows that you are running.

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Windows Vista (all editions)
Reference Table

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

Security update file names

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3069114-x86.msu


For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3069114-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

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

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 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3069114

Registry key verification

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

Windows Server 2008 (all editions)
Reference Table

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

Security update file names

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3069114-x86.msu


For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3069114-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

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

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 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3069114

Registry key verification

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

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-KB3069114-x86.msu


For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3069114-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

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

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 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3069114

Registry key verification

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

Windows Server 2008 R2 (all editions)
Reference Table

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

Security update file name

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3069114-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

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

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 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3069114

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 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-KB3069114-x86.msu


For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB3069114-x64.msu


For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3069114-x86.msu


For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3069114-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

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

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 3069114

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 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-KB3069114-x64.msu


For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:
Windows8.1-KB3069114-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

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

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 3069114

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 Table

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

Deployment

These updates are available via Windows Update only.

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

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3069114

Windows 10 (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 10:
KB3081453-Win10-RTM-X86-TSL.msu


For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10:
KB303081453-Win10-RTM-X64-TSL.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

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

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 3081453

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-KB3069114-x86.msu

DE523731C3D266FD5EF55566D51006B4CDCDE2C2

A24CB158B2F50DD95B3F36831D72F0652978FA53C770A9DA3DFCB35D8884DB2A

Windows6.1-KB3069114-x64.msu

380CFFC619454EC076DAF6D00E14B4835DA400BA

38E6FC2DCE7756981461138462E93DC70A0F3CC134EA95A6F6B815BC7C5D0503

Windows8-RT-KB3069114-x86.msu

B8DF1FE6562DE9526F000636800F125C6DDA19D1

77EE6AADCE2A4F37A1F60C331F4B13AC5CED34D77FD1562C320A40D6BFA5BCF8

Windows8-RT-KB3069114-x64.msu

321DAA9E9130421150843B470EA00643BC16F442

E2CA7D9DA9E6CC8A4E696729B67E8F3410D0B0B91B6758B2892031C985D92875

Windows8.1-KB3069114-x86.msu

B0504FB8270809D2081D73D4B414EF7980235EEB

CB5B258CB6BDD6F2A4F45870EF607F463522B40508F1E32407670C5CFB8A9019

Windows8.1-KB3069114-x64.msu

8D14726BBD3D2E988E7A7E0B4159275944A64191

5D39B7F34D37DAE25372518E1CDD8851B9E6418EF58E68923DE5EFD03543F389

Windows8-RT-KB3069114-arm.msu

64A77465D45D04D78DCB681964AF24B31B9F0F42

57298751B256918CD400F2ACC7B61928446EED617936A2BD179963BAFC7F523A

Windows8.1-KB3069114-arm.msu

FFB0380E0420035FB1A682E87648049EEC937BB7

57A69FBEE89BE8EB85AB2322EE77175F18B500287FFE6F596901DA0199DBE0DD

Windows6.0-KB3069114-x86.msu

DCCFA7FD51F18BF19FFB4A22E16D4B45CAEBB8E5

B8E944C3D7428465645B543E00D3D6726B60395131E5DA3602E6BBA5D68A149D

Windows6.0-KB3069114-x64.msu

E2015E07456FD96FA0758DFFC7CD319778A3F71D

B4CC9113E58E49836DFF0CD611074005220864CBCE7B80E2CEC07C86E3360D38

Windows6.1-KB3069114-x64.msu

380CFFC619454EC076DAF6D00E14B4835DA400BA

38E6FC2DCE7756981461138462E93DC70A0F3CC134EA95A6F6B815BC7C5D0503

Windows8-RT-KB3069114-x64.msu

321DAA9E9130421150843B470EA00643BC16F442

E2CA7D9DA9E6CC8A4E696729B67E8F3410D0B0B91B6758B2892031C985D92875

Windows8.1-KB3069114-x64.msu

8D14726BBD3D2E988E7A7E0B4159275944A64191

5D39B7F34D37DAE25372518E1CDD8851B9E6418EF58E68923DE5EFD03543F389

Windows6.0-KB3069114-x86.msu

DCCFA7FD51F18BF19FFB4A22E16D4B45CAEBB8E5

B8E944C3D7428465645B543E00D3D6726B60395131E5DA3602E6BBA5D68A149D

Windows6.0-KB3069114-x64.msu

E2015E07456FD96FA0758DFFC7CD319778A3F71D

B4CC9113E58E49836DFF0CD611074005220864CBCE7B80E2CEC07C86E3360D38


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