This security update is an upgrade to earlier versions of Silverlight. If your computer does not have Silverlight installed, you can obtain the installer from Microsoft Update or Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).
This security update includes functional, performance, reliability, and security improvements. Additionally, this security update is backward-compatible with web applications that were created for earlier versions of Silverlight. Additionally, this security update fixes the issues that are described in the More Information section.
Fixes and improvements in this security updateThis security update includes the following improvements and fixes the following issues:
Issue 1Fixes the security vulnerability that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 3057110. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Issue 2Fixes the security vulnerability that is described in KB article 3058985. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Issue 3Fixes an issue with displaying text in the UI Gothic font on Windows 8 and later versions.
Issue 4Fixes a crash in Microsoft Silverlight Configuration that is seen on some systems when the user clicks the Application Storage list box.
Changes in this security updateAfter you apply this security update in Windows, you cannot uninstall a standard (unelevated) out-of-browser application by starting it, right-clicking it, and then selecting Remove this application. The command is no longer displayed. You have to uninstall the out-of-browser application from the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
Microsoft Silverlight siteThe Silverlight installer includes all previous updates in addition to this security update. To install the latest version of Silverlight, go to the following Microsoft website:
Microsoft UpdateThis security update is available on Microsoft Update and is also available through WSUS. If an earlier version of Silverlight is installed on the computer, this security update is offered as Security Update for Microsoft Silverlight (KB 3056819).
Update replacement informationThis security update replaces the following security update:
Article ID: 3056819 - Last Review: 12 May 2015 - Revision: 1