MS16-024: Cumulative security update for Microsoft Edge: March 8, 2016

Summary

This security update resolves multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge. The most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage in Microsoft Edge. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-024.

How to obtain and install the update

Windows Update

This update is available through Windows Update and Microsoft Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to get security updates automatically, see the "Turn on automatic updating in Control Panel" section of this Safety & Security Center article.

More information about this security update

The following articles contain more information about this security update:

3140745 Cumulative Update for Windows 10: March 8, 2016

3140768 Cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1511 and Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4: March 8, 2016

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-KB3140745-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10:
Windows10.0-KB3140745-x64.msu

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
Windows10.0-KB3140768-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
Windows10.0-KB3140768-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 934307

Restart requirement

You must restart the system 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 3140745
See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3140768

Registry key verification

Note There is no registry key to validate the presence of this update.


Help for installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

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