MS17-015: Description of the security update for Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2013: March 14, 2017


This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange Outlook Web Access (OWA). The vulnerability could allow remote code execution in Microsoft Exchange Server if an attacker sends an email that has a specially crafted attachment to a vulnerable Exchange server.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-015.

How to get and install the update

This update is available from 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 Windows Update: FAQ.

You can get the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center.

Click the download link in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-015 that corresponds to the version of Exchange Server that you are running.

More Information

Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4013242

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For a list of the file attributes that are provided in this update, download the file information for update 4012178.

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