MS16-086: Cumulative security update for JScript and VBScript: July 12, 2016

Summary

This security update resolves a vulnerability in the JScript and VBScript scripting engines in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user visits a specially crafted website. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on by using administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts that have full user rights.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-086.

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Important

  • 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.

  • 3169658 MS16-086: Description of the security update for JScript 5.8 and VBScript 5.8: July 12, 2016
  • 3169659 MS16-086: Description of the security update for JScript 5.7 and VBScript 5.7: July 12, 2016

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
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Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

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ID articol: 3169996 - Ultima examinare: 12 iul. 2016 - Revizie: 1

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