MS16-055: Description of the security update for Microsoft graphics component: May 10, 2016

Summary

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits a specially crafted website. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.




To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-055.

More Information

Important

  • All future security and non-security 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.

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 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 MS16-055 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

Windows8.1-KB3156019-x86.msu

AFE17CDE2F68DCA3A1298184D5077C78837CAF1A

079EE24E67A7BA4781E3C03469EF23BFBF4491F936342EFE869A1D3B2060EB47

Windows6.1-KB3156019-ia64.msu

32A5C94BC1886B4637014A25029D63DD5C6DCC2B

3A1D14B1725DD8C18AE94210217238593DDF62F546018ED39F29EC61C54C15EB

Windows8-RT-KB3156019-x64.msu

E773FCE170BD6DEA7BE634F54E856727B320330A

9200F29E5047759CE0C6907AB3DFF4F95865B54A8B2CECD904E3071F823471BA

Windows6.1-KB3156019-x64.msu

0B5A11F41322E7A835887B5FE5715BC4D1334333

49F4D16F8E3D44BD18432025A6C914941A8F5CEEC027D6B66F04CA89764AF23A

Windows8.1-KB3156019-x64.msu

82E8CE24227A410671BF5C8CCAC0F183026838C2

74732F69207105DFAF5B965CB512590C674EAB5EFE5590DAF65EED8141D51E68

Windows6.1-KB3156019-x86.msu

842FFB1D49C4540558396CAE3B599D1BEF9DD485

DFE3DC97D59BCCF5462D6A50656A454BBAAE659822852EB5D48354AF6C7687E8

Windows6.0-KB3156019-ia64.msu

BE5EE033107BBD042D3E7D410A1E6C995231E367

77485E81C75509138777E64B21DBB60B95CB6E28B9D8C1B394297EC96C8BFB02

Windows6.0-KB3156019-x86.msu

90EE62753C2BABBB114AC4A7B7B3F31AAD42CB35

3ECD02E436FF63D4B1EB19B1040428DD49E4F4C9D51B799516A654DBF4B3459A

Windows6.0-KB3156019-x64.msu

5CA101CCC43AE5B8BDE1ED78732D6C38C5A16976

2770FCADDC332324EA01CFBA1B6FAD8A8659937E2157D39591E3667199D9333A


The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 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

    6.3.960 0.17 xxx

    Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2

    RTM

    GDR

  • 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 x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windowscodecs.dll

6.3.9600.18302

1,489,088

10-Apr-2016

04:21

x86

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windowscodecs.dll

6.3.9600.18302

1,763,376

10-Apr-2016

04:21

x64

Windowscodecs.dll

6.3.9600.18302

1,489,088

10-Apr-2016

04:21

x86

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 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

    6.1.760 1.18xxx

    Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    GDR

    6.1.760 1.23 xxx

    Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    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

Windowscodecs.dll

6.1.7601.23418

2,819,584

09-Apr-2016

07:01

IA-64

Windowscodecs.dll

6.1.7601.23418

1,011,712

09-Apr-2016

06:54

x86

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windowscodecs.dll

6.1.7601.23418

1,190,912

09-Apr-2016

06:58

x64

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.21830

1,424,896

09-Apr-2016

03:52

x64

Windowscodecs.dll

6.1.7601.23418

1,011,712

09-Apr-2016

06:54

x86

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.21830

1,230,848

09-Apr-2016

04:20

x86

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windowscodecs.dll

6.1.7601.23418

1,011,712

09-Apr-2016

06:54

x86

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.21830

1,230,848

09-Apr-2016

04:20

x86

Windows Server 2012 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

    6.2.920 0.17xxx

    Windows 8, Windows RT, or Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    GDR

    6.2.920 0.21xxx

    Windows 8, Windows RT, or Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    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 x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.21831

1,590,272

09-Apr-2016

05:50

x64

Windowscodecs.dll

6.2.9200.21831

1,319,936

09-Apr-2016

06:24

x86

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

Windowscodecs.dll

7.0.6002.19636

2,818,048

09-Apr-2016

19:59

IA-64

Windowscodecs.dll

7.0.6002.23950

2,818,048

09-Apr-2016

19:44

IA-64

Windowscodecs.dll

7.0.6002.19636

975,360

09-Apr-2016

20:33

x86

Windowscodecs.dll

7.0.6002.23950

975,360

09-Apr-2016

21:17

x86

For all supported x86-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windowscodecs.dll

7.0.6002.19636

975,360

09-Apr-2016

20:33

x86

Windowscodecs.dll

7.0.6002.23950

975,360

09-Apr-2016

21:17

x86

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windowscodecs.dll

7.0.6002.19636

1,209,856

09-Apr-2016

21:34

x64

Windowscodecs.dll

7.0.6002.23950

1,209,856

09-Apr-2016

20:48

x64

Windowscodecs.dll

7.0.6002.19636

975,360

09-Apr-2016

20:33

x86

Windowscodecs.dll

7.0.6002.23950

975,360

09-Apr-2016

21:17

x86


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