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MS16-153: Security update for Common Log File System driver: December 13, 2016


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Summary

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that could allow information disclosure when the Windows Common Log File System (CLFS) driver improperly handles objects in memory. In a local attack scenario, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability by running a specially crafted application to bypass security measures on the affected system, thereby allowing further exploitation.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-153.

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Important
  • All future security and non-security updates for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 require update 2919355 to be installed. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your Windows RT 8.1-based, Windows 8.1-based, or 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.

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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.
  • 3203838 MS16-153: Security update for common log file system driver: December 13, 2016
  • 3205400 December 2016 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
  • 3205401 December 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
  • 3205408 December 2016 Security Only Quality Update for Windows Server 2012
  • 3205409 December 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows Server 2012
  • 3205394 December 2016 Security Only Quality Update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • 3207752 December 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Additionally, see the following articles for more information about Windows 10, Windows 10 version 1511, Windows 10 version 1607, and Windows Server 2016: 

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Security update deployment information

Windows Vista (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file namesFor all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3203838-x86.msu
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB3203838-x64.msu
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementYou must restart the system after you apply this security update.
Removal informationWUSA.exe does not support uninstalling updates. To uninstall an update that is installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3203838
Registry key verificationNote This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows Server 2008 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file namesFor all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3203838-x86.msu
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3203838-x64.msu
For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB3203838-ia64.msu
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementYou must restart the system after you apply this security update.
Removal informationWUSA.exe does not support uninstalling updates. To uninstall an update that is installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3203838
Registry key verificationNote This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows 7 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3205394-x86.msu
Security only
For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7
Windows6.1-KB3207752-x86.msu
Monthly rollup
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3205394-x64.msu
Security only
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB3207752-x64.msu
Monthly rollup
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementYou must restart the system after you apply this security update.
Removal informationTo uninstall an update that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, and then click System and Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205394
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3207752
Registry key verificationNote This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows Server 2008 R2 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3205394-x64.msu
Security only
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3207752-x64.msu
Monthly rollup
For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3205394-ia64.msu
Security only
For all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB3207752-ia64.msu
Monthly rollup
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementYou must restart the system after you apply this security update.
Removal informationTo uninstall an update that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205394
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3207752
Registry key verificationNote This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows 8.1 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3205400-x86.msu
Security only
For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3205401-x86.msu
Monthly rollup
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3205400-x64.msu
Security only
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB3205401-x64.msu
Monthly rollup
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementYou must restart the system after you apply this security update.
Removal informationTo uninstall an update that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then click Windows Update. Under See also, click Installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205400
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205401
Registry key verificationNote This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor all supported editions of Windows Server 2012:
Windows8-RT-KB3205408-x64.msu
Security only
For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012:
Windows8-RT-KB3205409-x64.msu
Monthly rollup
For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:
Windows8.1-KB3205400-x64.msu
Security only
For all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:
Windows8.1-KB3205401-x64.msu
Monthly rollup
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementYou must restart the system after you apply this security update.
Removal informationTo uninstall an update that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then click Windows Update. Under See also, click Installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205408
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205409
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205400
See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205401
Registry key verificationNote This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows RT 8.1 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
DeploymentThe 3205401 Monthly Only update is available via Windows Update only.
Restart RequirementYou must restart the system after you apply this security update.
Removal InformationClick Control Panel, click System and Security, and then click Windows Update. Under See also, click Installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3205401

Windows 10 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10:
Windows10.0-KB3205383-x86.msu
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10:
Windows10.0-KB3205383-x64.msu
For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
Windows10.0-KB3205386-x86.msu
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
Windows10.0-KB3205386-x64.msu
For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10 Version 1607:
Windows10.0-KB3206632-x86.msu
For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10 Version 1607:
Windows10.0-KB3206632-x64.msu
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementYou must restart the system after you apply this security update.
Removal informationTo uninstall an update that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then click Windows Update. Under See also, click Installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationWindows 10 RTM release notes (KB3205383)
Windows 10 Version 1511 release notes (KB3205386)
Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 release notes (KB3206632)
Registry key verificationNote This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

Windows Server 2016 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.
Security update file nameFor all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2016:
Windows10.0-KB3206632-x64.msu
Installation switchesSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307
Restart requirementYou must restart the system after you apply this security update.
Removal informationTo uninstall an update that is installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then click Windows Update. Under See also, click Installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
File informationWindows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 release notes (KB3206632)
Registry key verificationNote This update does not add a registry key to validate its installation.

How to obtain help and support for this security update
Help for installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help for protecting your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support

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Article ID : 3207328
Revision : 1
Created on : 1/7/2017
Published on : 12/13/2016
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