Summary

This security update resolves a vulnerability in the VBScript scripting engine in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user visits a specially crafted website. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.


To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-003.

More Information

Important

  • 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.

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 MS16-003 that corresponds to the version of Windows that you are running.

More Information

Help for installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support

File information

File name

SHA1 hash

SHA256 hash

Windows6.0-KB3124624-ia64.msu

178DF358916930B048DB45D9C040760E9081EF0D

1A2B28A16C9A62663385DA266BEA8A57EC1282B6DEDAD5E29E249A9DC9F5677A

Windows6.0-KB3124624-x86.msu

3006258C7B5DB3E7E9054EC1B49E3F39C7451B8E

3E1EBB4529A8C63F54D48C696D94E0EC38FBA20BB85A9E601460DF67EEF921D1

Windows6.0-KB3124624-x64.msu

01DFA5E2317B7F65DEFD5123179D85E173E71111

95FF69A54C84283B809828092E44E775FB5181CA977389E67EA439FE448B1A91


The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Be aware that dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time bias. The dates and times may also change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information

Notes

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.0.600 2.19xxx

    Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

    SP2

    GDR

    6.0.600 2.23xxx

    Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

    SP2

    LDR

  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.

  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

For all supported ia64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Jscript.dll

5.7.6002.19567

1,394,688

10-Dec-2015

20:37

IA-64

Jscript.dll

5.7.6002.23877

1,395,200

10-Dec-2015

20:21

IA-64

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.19567

1,173,504

10-Dec-2015

20:39

IA-64

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23877

1,175,552

10-Dec-2015

20:22

IA-64

Jscript.dll

5.7.6002.19567

516,096

10-Dec-2015

21:07

x86

Jscript.dll

5.7.6002.23877

516,096

10-Dec-2015

20:44

x86

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.19567

434,176

10-Dec-2015

21:08

x86

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23877

434,176

10-Dec-2015

20:45

x86

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Jscript.dll

5.7.6002.19567

516,096

10-Dec-2015

21:07

x86

Jscript.dll

5.7.6002.23877

516,096

10-Dec-2015

20:44

x86

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.19567

434,176

10-Dec-2015

21:08

x86

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23877

434,176

10-Dec-2015

20:45

x86

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Jscript.dll

5.7.6002.19567

755,200

10-Dec-2015

20:53

x64

Jscript.dll

5.7.6002.23877

755,200

10-Dec-2015

20:35

x64

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.19567

583,168

10-Dec-2015

20:54

x64

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23877

583,168

10-Dec-2015

20:36

x64

Jscript.dll

5.7.6002.19567

516,096

10-Dec-2015

21:07

x86

Jscript.dll

5.7.6002.23877

516,096

10-Dec-2015

20:44

x86

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.19567

434,176

10-Dec-2015

21:08

x86

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23877

434,176

10-Dec-2015

20:45

x86


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