Summary

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Windows. The more severe of these vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to an affected system and runs a specially crafted application.

Note Customers who are using local and remote reporting attestation solutions should review the details of CVE-2015-2552. This is discussed in the Microsoft security bulletin that is mentioned in the following paragraph.

To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-111.

More Information

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.

  • 3088195 MS15-111: Description of the security update for Windows Kernel: October 13, 2015

    Known issues in this security update.

    • After you install this security update, on certain Lenovo-based computers, you may receive an error message on a blue screen that resembles the following:

      Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart. We're just collecting some error information and then you can restart.

      Lenovo has confirmed that this is a problem in Lenovo USB Blocker application version 1.0.0.37. Please contact Lenovo for help with this issue.

      The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.

  • 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 MS15-111 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-KB3088195-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3088195-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after applying 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 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3088195

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-KB3088195-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3088195-x64.msu

For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3088195-ia64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after applying 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 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3088195

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-KB3088195-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3088195-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after applying 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 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3088195

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-KB3088195-x64.msu

For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3088195-ia64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after applying 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 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3088195

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-KB3088195-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB3088195-x64.msu

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3088195-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3088195-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after applying the security updates.

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 3088195

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-KB3088195-x64.msu

For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:
Windows8.1-KB3088195-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after applying the security updates.

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 3088195

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 through Windows Update only.

Restart Requirement

A system restart is required after applying the security updates.

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 3088195

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 applying 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-KB3088195-ia64.msu

00CCA9923DD37FE6A1E0B239DFA5EF231EC4CBDF

A91D8925445FC70A3EF5B23FCBA4AC62C5021271446509272C18D420132A0AAF

Windows6.0-KB3088195-x64.msu

4ACCAC2ED413310B9ABA268BF7CFD7012E2913F5

54F0F83B7E86AA48BB7568DA74F7CB3A1C319AD1F1B955C0F58473C56D59520F

Windows6.0-KB3088195-x86.msu

B9933B59A8EF7DC735F44199EA096267625ABF26

3B1C560F8ED322FCFD202EBEFEA7F1BC3A71507483AD2A61E351BDB2454D5DD4

Windows6.1-KB3088195-ia64.msu

63BF9C390ADE72AC6FD92BFB13BF44F721ECF1AE

8C25D650FD68268EEE811B359F39C902FF7A0B2864DBF2F53B3024B45CC88EA4

Windows6.1-KB3088195-x64.msu

27926D40EBAB08A2716ADAF8F719FCE7AE446384

825210AC28B6313F721BFE75F4B2FF79106A8C94A9AF38B386927C95D02B2932

Windows6.1-KB3088195-x86.msu

290151376CFEAC820AA5D7E7249332BF601E5506

4BF255FCF02A6E5F4E2CEF58AF4ECBD8B7B6E4DA608E9924BEA745F733CEAC95

Windows8.1-KB3088195-x64.msu

EBE03F9AF97A0CA82001B8BD1A2FA0EC23CA3C00

23EF0041206976981192B3E32D4BFCAB540ADCB2B1788CEA1FC8062BAE4D84DE

Windows8.1-KB3088195-x86.msu

ECB6A928B368D264F249410FB555D7ED6E3BF158

DC26014B27DEDEA4CDBD68121241BEA58E208D6AC3737CA70763820FAE374C7A

Windows8-RT-KB3088195-x64.msu

EF6331FCB908E84BA6CA069583D2A45CF7BB194E

43AEB28F585895436CB56E909969A7CD50E5F05C70043D92F02D0426914DFC2F

Windows8-RT-KB3088195-x86.msu

E655929AD4BA54FC79C3E3CF7825B87E39FEA2DB

1341AE7C66F9B461623F1C35DC428DD7F04FCA143541C7CA9BA132A30859051F


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