MS16-115: Description of the security update for Microsoft Windows PDF Library: September 13, 2016

Summary

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if a user views specially crafted PDF content online or opens a specially crafted PDF document.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-115.

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.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

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 MS16-115 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-RT-KB3184943-x64.msu

D63D418159BC96831A2DD797E6116482FC2B06CB

987677018385DBE4E0C58F35CDCDCB66EA6486E2C184E67DFF90B580F7F6DD4B

Windows8.1-KB3184943-x64.msu

02145E5EA4727B518DBA8FF3EA23D782CA0B6B14

512333CA11A29AC8EF9A1CC0DFA54DF546EE4F442007D106FC9BACFF984FA506


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 0.16 xxx

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

    RTM

    GDR

    6.3.960 0.17 xxx

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

    RTM

    GDR

    6.3.960 0.18 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

Windows.data.pdf.dll

6.3.9600.18454

5,268,480

20-Aug-2016

22:27

x86

Glcndfilter.dll

6.3.9600.18454

5,273,600

20-Aug-2016

23:05

x86

For all supported x64-based versions

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Windows.data.pdf.dll

6.3.9600.18454

7,795,712

20-Aug-2016

22:42

x64

Glcndfilter.dll

6.3.9600.18454

7,076,864

20-Aug-2016

23:45

x64

Windows.data.pdf.dll

6.3.9600.18454

5,268,480

20-Aug-2016

22:27

x86

Glcndfilter.dll

6.3.9600.18454

5,273,600

20-Aug-2016

23:05

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

Glcndfilter.dll

6.2.9200.21954

11,464,704

11-Aug-2016

22:14

x64

Glcndfilter.dll

6.2.9200.21954

8,555,008

11-Aug-2016

21:58

x86


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