MS16-001: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: January 12, 2016

Summary

This security update resolves several reported vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. 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 MS16-001.

How to get 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 through Microsoft Update only.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can get the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Go to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-001 to find the download links for this update.

More Information

More information about this security update

The following article contains more information about this security update:



3124275 MS16-001: Security update for Internet Explorer: December 8, 2015


Additionally, see the following Microsoft KB articles for information about the Windows 10 and Windows 10 Version 1511 cumulative updates:

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

3124266 Cumulative Update for Windows 10: January 12, 2016
3124263 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511: January 12, 2016


For Security Update Deployment information see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article 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-KB3124275-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 7 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3124275-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB3124275-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB3124275-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3124275-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3124275-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

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 3124275

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-KB3124275-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 7 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3124275-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 7 in all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3124275-ia64.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB3124275-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB3124275-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3124275-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB3124275-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

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 3124275

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-KB3124275-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3124275-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB3124275-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB3124275-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1:
IE10-Windows6.1-KB3124275-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1:
IE10-Windows6.1-KB3124275-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1:
IE11-Windows6.1-KB3124275-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1:
IE11-Windows6.1-KB3124275-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, and then under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3124275

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-KB3124275-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 8 in all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3124275-ia64.msu

For Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB3124275-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 10 for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1:
IE10-Windows6.1-KB3124275-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1:
IE11-Windows6.1-KB3124275-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, and then under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3124275

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-KB3124275-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 10 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB3124275-x64.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3124275-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3124275-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 3124275

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-KB3124275-x86.msu

For Internet Explorer 11 in all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:
Windows8.1-KB3124275-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 3124275

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

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

Not applicable

Windows 10 (all editions)

Reference TableThe 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-KB3124266-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10:
Windows10.0-KB3124266-x64.msu

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
Windows10.0-KB3124263-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
Windows10.0-KB3124263-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 3124266
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3124263

Registry key verification

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


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