October 2016 – Microsoft Security Updates

By | February 8, 2017

Microsoft Problems with Security Updates (October 2016)

The release period for this bulletin is 11th – 27th October 2016.

The severity ratings are Critical and Important  whereas the vulnerability impact includes remote code execution, elevation of privileges and information disclosure.

The Microsoft updates/patches listed below will require a restart of services or server in order to be applied effectively.

Bulletin Number Title Security Update Description
MS16-128

Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3201860)

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player when installed on all supported editions of Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows 10.
MS16-127

Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3194343)

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player when installed on all supported editions of Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows 10.
MS16-126

Security Update for Microsoft Internet Messaging API (3196067)

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the Microsoft Internet Messaging API improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could test for the presence of files on disk.
MS16-125

Security Update for Diagnostics Hub (3193229)

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to an affected system and runs a specially crafted application.
MS16-124

Security Update for Windows Registry (3193227)

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker can access sensitive registry information.
MS16-123

Security Update for Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers (3192892)

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The more severe of the vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker logs on to an affected system and runs a specially crafted application that could exploit the vulnerabilities and take control of an affected system.
MS16-122

Security Update for Microsoft Video Control (3195360)

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if Microsoft Video Control fails to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the context of the current user. However, an attacker must first convince a user to open either a specially crafted file or a program from either a webpage or an email message.
MS16-121

Security Update for Microsoft Office (3194063)

This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Office. An Office RTF remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office software when the Office software fails to properly handle RTF files. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could run arbitrary code in the context of the current user.
MS16-120

Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (3192884)

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft .NET Framework, Microsoft Office, Skype for Business, Silverlight, and Microsoft Lync. The most serious of these vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user either visits a specially crafted website or opens a specially crafted document. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
MS16-119

Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3192890)

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Microsoft Edge. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. Customers whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users with administrative user rights.
MS16-118

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3192887)

This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer. The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker could take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

Microsoft Problems with Security Updates (October 2016)

The Below table gives a brief summary of the applications or software which are vulnerable to attack if the patches / updates are not implemented.

Note: If  require more information on the Microsoft Problems with solutions please click on the Bulletin numbers below.

Date Bulletin number Title Affected Software
27-Oct-16

MS16-128

Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3201860) Microsoft Windows,
Adobe Flash Player
11-Oct-16

MS16-127

Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3194343) Microsoft Windows,
Adobe Flash Player
11-Oct-16

MS16-126

Security Update for Microsoft Internet Messaging API (3196067) Microsoft Windows
11-Oct-16

MS16-125

Security Update for Diagnostics Hub (3193229) Microsoft Windows
11-Oct-16

MS16-124

Security Update for Windows Registry (3193229) Microsoft Windows
11-Oct-16

MS16-123

Security Update for Kernel-Mode Drivers (3192892) Microsoft Windows
11-Oct-16

MS16-122

Security Update for Microsoft Video Control (3192892) Microsoft Windows
11-Oct-16

MS16-121

Security Update for Microsoft Office (3194063) Microsoft Office
11-Oct-16

MS16-120

Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (3192884) Microsoft Windows
11-Oct-16

MS16-119

Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge(3192890) Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Edge
11-Oct-16

MS16-118

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3192887) Microsoft Windows,
Internet Explore

Microsoft Problems and Solutions for the months of 2016 (click below)

Jan-16 Feb-16 Mar-16 Apr-16 May-16 Jun-16 Jul-16 Aug-16 Sep-16 Oct-16 Nov-16 Dec-16

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