MS15-109: Security update for Windows Shell to address remote code execution: October 13, 2015

Summary

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. These vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted toolbar object in Windows or if an attacker convinces a user to view specially crafted content online. 

To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-109.

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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.

  • 3080446 MS15-109: Description of the security update for Windows Shell: October 13, 2015

  • 3093513 MS15-109: Description of the security update for Windows Shell: October 13, 2015

  • 3097617 Cumulative Update for Windows 10: October 13, 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 MS15-109 that corresponds to the version of Windows that you are running.

More Information

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-KB3080446-x86.msu
Windows6.0-KB3093513-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3080446-x64.msu
Windows6.0-KB3093513-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, you receive a message that advises you to restart.

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 3080446
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3093513

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-KB3080446-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3080446-x64.msu

For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3080446-ia64.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, you receive a message that advises you to restart.

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 3080446

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-KB3080446-x86.msu
Windows6.1-KB3093513-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3080446-x64.msu
Windows6.1-KB3093513-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, you receive a message that advises you to restart.

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 3080446
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3093513

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-KB3080446-x64.msu

For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3080446-ia64.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, you receive a message that advises you to restart.

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 3080446

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-KB3080446-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB3080446-x64.msu

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3080446-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3080446-x64.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 3080446

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-KB3080446-x64.msu

For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:
Windows8.1-KB3080446-x64.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 3080446

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

The update is available via Windows Update only.

Restart Requirement

A system restart is required 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 3080446

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:
Windows10.0-KB3097617-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10:
Windows10.0-KB3097617-x64.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 3097617

Registry key verification

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


Package name

Package hash SHA 1

Package hash SHA 2

Windows6.0-KB3080446-ia64.msu

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Windows6.0-KB3080446-x64.msu

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Windows6.0-KB3080446-x86.msu

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Windows6.1-KB3080446-ia64.msu

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Windows6.1-KB3080446-x86.msu

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Windows6.1-KB3093513-x64.msu

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Windows8.1-KB3080446-arm.msu

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Windows8.1-KB3080446-arm.msu

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Windows8.1-KB3080446-x64.msu

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Windows8.1-KB3080446-x64.msu

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Windows8.1-KB3080446-x86.msu

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Windows8.1-KB3080446-x86.msu

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Windows8.1-KB3080446-x86.msu

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Windows8-RT-KB3080446-arm.msu

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Windows8-RT-KB3080446-x64.msu

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Windows8-RT-KB3080446-x86.msu

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