MS16-027: Security update for Windows media to address remote code execution: March 8, 2016

2017-01-07T22:37:36
ID KB3143146
Type mskb
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2016-03-08T19:11:43

Description

<html><body><p>Resolves vulnerabilities in Windows that could allow remote code execution if a user opens specially crafted media content that is hosted on a website.</p><h2>Summary</h2><div class="kb-summary-section section">This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens specially crafted media content that is hosted on a website.<br/><br/><br/>To learn more about the vulnerability, see <a href="https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-027" id="kb-link-2" target="_self">Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-027</a>.<br/></div><h2>More Information</h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><span class="text-base">Important </span><ul class="sbody-free_list"><li>All future security and non-security updates for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 require update <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2919355" id="kb-link-3" target="_self">2919355</a> to be installed. We recommend that you install update <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2919355" id="kb-link-4" target="_self">2919355</a> on your Windows RT 8.1-based, Windows 8.1-based, or Windows Server 2012 R2-based computer so that you receive future updates. </li><li>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 <a href="https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh825699" id="kb-link-5" target="_self">Add language packs to Windows</a>. </li></ul></div><h2>Additional information about this security update</h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section">The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information.<br/><ul class="sbody-free_list"><li><a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3138910" id="kb-link-6" target="_self">3138910</a> MS16-027: Description of the security update for Windows media: March 8, 2016</li><li><a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3138962" id="kb-link-7" target="_self">3138962</a> MS16-027: Description of the security update for Windows media: March 8, 2016</li><li><a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3140745" id="kb-link-8" target="_self">3140745</a> Cumulative Update for Windows 10: March 8, 2016</li><li><a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3140768" id="kb-link-9" target="_self">3140768</a> Cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1511 and Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4: March 8, 2016</li></ul></div><h2>How to obtain and install the update</h2><div class="kb-resolution-section section"><a class="bookmark" id="obtaintheupdate"></a><h3 class="sbody-h3">Method 1: Windows Update</h3><div class="kb-collapsible kb-collapsible-expanded">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<br/><a href="https://www.microsoft.com/security/pc-security/updates.aspx" id="kb-link-11" target="_self">Get security updates automatically</a>. <br/><br/><span class="text-base">Note</span> For Windows RT 8.1, this update is available through Windows Update only.<br/></div><div class="faq-section" faq-section=""><div class="faq-panel"><div class="faq-panel-heading" faq-panel-heading=""><span class="link-expand-image"><span class="faq-chevron win-icon win-icon-ChevronUpSmall"></span></span><span class="bold btn-link link-expand-text"><span class="bold btn-link">Method 2: Microsoft Download Center</span></span></div><div class="faq-panel-body" faq-panel-body=""><span><div class="kb-collapsible kb-collapsible-collapsed">You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. Follow the installation instructions on the download page to install the update. <br/><br/>Click the download link in <a href="https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-027" id="kb-link-12" target="_self">Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-027</a> that corresponds to the version of Windows that you are running.<br/></div><br/></span></div></div></div></div><h2>More Information</h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><div class="faq-section" faq-section=""><div class="faq-panel"><div class="faq-panel-heading" faq-panel-heading=""><span class="link-expand-image"><span class="faq-chevron win-icon win-icon-ChevronUpSmall"></span></span><span class="bold btn-link link-expand-text"><span class="bold btn-link">Security update deployment information<br/></span></span></div><div class="faq-panel-body" faq-panel-body=""><span><div class="kb-collapsible kb-collapsible-collapsed"><h4 class="sbody-h4">Windows 7 (all editions)</h4><span class="text-base">Reference Table</span><br/><br/>The following table contains the security update information for this software.<br/><div class="table-responsive"><table class="sbody-table table"><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Security update file name</span></td><td class="sbody-td">For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:<br/><span class="text-base">Windows6.1-KB3138910-x86.msu </span><span class="text-base"><br/><span class="text-base">Windows6.1-KB3138962-x86.msu</span></span></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"></td><td class="sbody-td">For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:<br/><span class="text-base">Windows6.1-KB3138910-x64.msu </span><span class="text-base"><br/><span class="text-base">Windows6.1-KB3138962-x64.msu </span></span></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Installation switches</span></td><td class="sbody-td">See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/934307" id="kb-link-13" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307</a></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Restart requirement</span></td><td class="sbody-td">In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart. </td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Removal information</span></td><td class="sbody-td">To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the <span class="text-base">/Uninstall</span> setup switch or click <span class="text-base">Control Panel</span>, click <span class="text-base">System and Security</span>, and then under Windows Update, click <span class="text-base">View installed updates</span>, and select from the list of updates. </td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">File information</span></td><td class="sbody-td">See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3138962" id="kb-link-14" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3138962</a><br/>See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3138910" id="kb-link-15" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3138910</a></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Registry key verification</span></td><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Note</span> A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update. </td></tr></table></div><h4 class="sbody-h4">Windows Server 2008 R2 (all editions)</h4><span class="text-base">Reference Table</span><br/><br/>The following table contains the security update information for this software.<br/><div class="table-responsive"><table class="sbody-table table"><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Security update file name</span></td><td class="sbody-td">For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:<br/><span class="text-base">Windows8.1-KB3138910-x86.msu </span><span class="text-base"><br/><span class="text-base">Windows8.1-KB3138962-x86.msu </span></span></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Installation switches</span></td><td class="sbody-td">See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/934307" id="kb-link-16" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307</a></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Restart requirement</span></td><td class="sbody-td">In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart. </td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Removal information</span></td><td class="sbody-td">To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the <span class="text-base">/Uninstall</span> setup switch or click <span class="text-base">Control Panel</span>, click <span class="text-base">System and Security</span>, and then under Windows Update, click <span class="text-base">View installed updates</span>, and select from the list of updates. </td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">File information</span></td><td class="sbody-td">See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3138910" id="kb-link-17" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3138910</a><br/>See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3138962" id="kb-link-18" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3138962</a></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Registry key verification</span></td><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Note</span> A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update. </td></tr></table></div><h4 class="sbody-h4">Windows 8.1 (all editions)</h4><span class="text-base">Reference Table</span><br/><br/>The following table contains the security update information for this software.<br/><div class="table-responsive"><table class="sbody-table table"><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Security update file name</span></td><td class="sbody-td">For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8.1:<br/><span class="text-base">Windows8.1-KB3138910-x86.msu </span><span class="text-base"><br/><span class="text-base">Windows8.1-KB3138962-x86.msu </span></span></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"></td><td class="sbody-td">For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:<br/><span class="text-base">Windows8.1-KB3138910-x64.msu</span><span class="text-base"><br/><span class="text-base">Windows8.1-KB3138962-x64.msu </span></span></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Installation switches</span></td><td class="sbody-td">See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/934307" id="kb-link-19" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307</a></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Restart requirement</span></td><td class="sbody-td">In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart. </td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Removal information</span></td><td class="sbody-td">To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under See also, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates. </td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">File information</span></td><td class="sbody-td">See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3138910" id="kb-link-20" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3138910</a><br/>See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3138962" id="kb-link-21" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3138962</a></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Registry key verification</span></td><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Note</span> A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update. </td></tr></table></div><h4 class="sbody-h4">Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (all editions)</h4><span class="text-base">Reference Table</span><br/><br/>The following table contains the security update information for this software.<br/><div class="table-responsive"><table class="sbody-table table"><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Security update file name</span></td><td class="sbody-td">For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012:<br/><span class="text-base">Windows8.1-KB3138910-x64.msu</span><span class="text-base"><br/><span class="text-base">Windows8.1-KB3138962-x64.msu </span></span></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"></td><td class="sbody-td">For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:<br/><span class="text-base">Windows8.1-KB3138910-x64.msu</span><span class="text-base"><br/><span class="text-base">Windows8.1-KB3138962-x64.msu </span></span></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Installation switches</span></td><td class="sbody-td">See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/934307" id="kb-link-22" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307</a></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Restart requirement</span></td><td class="sbody-td">In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart. </td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Removal information</span></td><td class="sbody-td">To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the <span class="text-base">/Uninstall</span> setup switch or click <span class="text-base">Control Panel</span>, click <span class="text-base">System and Security</span>, click <span class="text-base">Windows Update</span>, and then under See also, click <span class="text-base">Installed updates</span> and select from the list of updates. </td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">File information</span></td><td class="sbody-td">See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3138910" id="kb-link-23" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3138910</a><br/>See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3138962" id="kb-link-24" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3138962</a></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Registry key verification</span></td><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Note</span> A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update. </td></tr></table></div><h4 class="sbody-h4">Windows RT 8.1 (all editions)</h4><span class="text-base">Reference Table</span><br/><br/>The following table contains the security update information for this software.<br/><div class="table-responsive"><table class="sbody-table table"><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Deployment</span></td><td class="sbody-td">These updates are available via <a href="http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=21130" id="kb-link-25" target="_self">Windows Update</a> only. </td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Restart Requirement</span></td><td class="sbody-td">In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart. </td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Removal Information</span></td><td class="sbody-td">Click <span class="text-base">Control Panel</span>, click <span class="text-base">System and Security</span>, click <span class="text-base">Windows Update</span>, and then under See also, click <span class="text-base">Installed updates</span> and select from the list of updates. </td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">File Information</span></td><td class="sbody-td">See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3138910" id="kb-link-26" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3138910</a></td></tr></table></div><h4 class="sbody-h4">Windows 10 (all editions)</h4><span class="text-base">Reference Table</span><br/><br/>The following table contains the security update information for this software.<br/><div class="table-responsive"><table class="sbody-table table"><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Security update file name</span></td><td class="sbody-td">For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10:<br/><span class="text-base">Windows10.0-KB3140745-x86.msu</span></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"></td><td class="sbody-td">For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10:<br/><span class="text-base">Windows10.0-KB3140745-x64.msu</span></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"></td><td class="sbody-td">For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:<br/><span class="text-base">Windows10.0-KB3140768-x86.msu</span></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"></td><td class="sbody-td">For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:<br/><span class="text-base">Windows10.0-KB3140768-x64.msu</span></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Installation switches</span></td><td class="sbody-td">See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/934307" id="kb-link-27" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307</a></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Restart requirement</span></td><td class="sbody-td">In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart. </td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Removal information</span></td><td class="sbody-td">To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the <span class="text-base">/Uninstall</span> setup switch or click <span class="text-base">Control Panel</span>, click <span class="text-base">System and Security</span>, click <span class="text-base">Windows Update</span>, and then under See also, click <span class="text-base">Installed updates</span> and select from the list of updates. </td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">File information</span></td><td class="sbody-td">See <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3140745" id="kb-link-28" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3140745</a><br/><a href="https://support.microsoft.com/help/3140768" id="kb-link-29" target="_self">Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3140768</a></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Registry key verification</span></td><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Note</span> A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update. </td></tr></table></div></div><br/></span></div></div></div><div class="faq-section" faq-section=""><div class="faq-panel"><div class="faq-panel-heading" faq-panel-heading=""><span class="link-expand-image"><span class="faq-chevron win-icon win-icon-ChevronUpSmall"></span></span><span class="bold btn-link link-expand-text"><span class="bold btn-link">How to obtain help and support for this security update</span></span></div><div class="faq-panel-body" faq-panel-body=""><span><div class="kb-collapsible kb-collapsible-collapsed">Help for installing updates: <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/ph/6527" id="kb-link-30" target="_self">Support for Microsoft Update</a><br/><br/>Security solutions for IT professionals: <a href="https://technet.microsoft.com/security/bb980617.aspx" id="kb-link-31" target="_self">TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support</a><br/><br/>Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/contactus/cu_sc_virsec_master" id="kb-link-32" target="_self">Virus Solution and Security Center</a><br/><br/>Local support according to your country: <a href="https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/locale.aspx" id="kb-link-33" target="_self">International Support</a></div><br/></span></div></div></div></div></body></html>