MS15-126: Description of the security update for VBScript 5.8: December 8, 2015

Summary

This security update fixes vulnerabilities in the VBScript scripting engine in Windows. The more severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an attacker hosts a specially crafted website that's designed to exploit the vulnerabilities through Internet Explorer (or if an attacker leverages a compromised website or a website that accepts or hosts user-provided content or advertisements) and then convinces a user to view the website. An attacker could also embed an ActiveX control marked as "safe for initialization" in an application or Microsoft Office document that uses the Internet Explorer rendering engine to direct the user to the specially crafted website. 

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-126.

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Important
  • All future security and nonsecurity updates for Windows Server 2012 R2 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your 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 get 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
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Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

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ID do Artigo: 3105578 - Última Revisão: 08/12/2015 - Revisão: 1

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