MS16-147: Security update for Microsoft Uniscribe: December 13, 2016

Summary

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Windows Uniscribe. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user visits a specially crafted website or opens a specially crafted document. 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 MS16-147.

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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.

Additional information about this security update


The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information.

  • 3196348 MS16-147: Description of the security update for Microsoft Uniscribe: December 13, 2016

  • 3205400 December 2016 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

  • 3205401 December 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

  • 3205408 December 2016 Security Only Quality Update for Windows Server 2012

  • 3205409 December 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2012

  • 3205394 December 2016 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

  • 3207752 December 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Additionally, see the following articles for more information about Windows 10, Windows 10 version 1511, Windows 10 version 1607, and Windows Server 2016:

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Windows Vista (all editions)Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file names

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3196348-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3196348-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

WUSA.exe does not support uninstalling updates. To uninstall an update that is installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3196348

Registry key verification

Note This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows Server 2008 (all editions)Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file names

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3196348-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3196348-x64.msu

For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3196348-ia64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307

Restart requirement

You must restart the system after you apply this security update.

Removal information

WUSA.exe does not support uninstalling updates. To uninstall an update that is installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3196348

Registry key verification

Note This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows 7 (all editions)Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3205394-x86.msu
Security only

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7
Windows6.1-KB3207752-x86.msu
Monthly rollup

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3205394-x64.msu
Security only

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3207752-x64.msu
Monthly rollup

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 that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, and then click System and Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205394
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3207752

Registry key verification

Note This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows Server 2008 R2 (all editions)Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3205394-x64.msu
Security only

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3207752-x64.msu
Monthly rollup

For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3205394-ia64.msu
Security only

For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3207752-ia64.msu
Monthly rollup

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 that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, and then click System and Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205394
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3207752

Registry key verification

Note This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows 8.1 (all editions)Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3205400-x86.msu
Security only

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3205401-x86.msu
Monthly rollup

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3205400-x64.msu
Security only

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3205401-x64.msu
Monthly rollup

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 that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then click Windows Update. Under See also, click Installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205400
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205401

Registry key verification

Note This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (all editions)Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012:
Windows8-RT-KB3205408-x64.msu
Security only

For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012:
Windows8-RT-KB3205409-x64.msu
Monthly rollup

For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:
Windows8.1-KB3205400-x64.msu
Security only

For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:
Windows8.1-KB3205401-x64.msu
Monthly rollup

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 that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then click Windows Update. Under See also, click Installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205408
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205409
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205400
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205401

Registry key verification

Note This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows RT 8.1 (all editions)Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Deployment

The 3205401 monthly only update is available via Windows Update only.

Restart Requirement

You must restart the system after you apply this security update.

Removal Information

Click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then click Windows Update. Under See also, click Installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205401

Windows 10 (all editions)Reference table

The 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-KB3205383-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10:
Windows10.0-KB3205383-x64.msu

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
Windows10.0-KB3205386-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
Windows10.0-KB3205386-x64.msu

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10 Version 1607:
Windows10.0-KB3206632-x86.msu

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10 Version 1607:
Windows10.0-KB3206632-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 that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then click Windows Update. Under See also, click Installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.

File information

Windows 10 RTM release notes (KB3205383)
Windows 10 Version 1511 release notes (KB3205386)
Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 release notes (KB3206632)

Registry key verification

Note This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows Server 2016 (all editions)Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2016:
Windows10.0-KB3206632-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 that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then click Windows Update. Under See also, click Installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.

File information

Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 release notes (KB3206632)

Registry key verification

Note This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.


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