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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2016

Published : April 12, 2016

Microsoft released 13 new security updates today. Six (6) are rated Critical and seven (7) are rated as Important.

Microsoft also released an updated version of the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update Services, and the Download Center.

Critical: 6

MS16-137 - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3148531)
MS16-138 - Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3148532)
MS16-139 - Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (3148522)
MS16-140 - Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services (3148541)
MS16-142 - Security Update for Microsoft Office (3148775)
MS16-150 - Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3154132)

Important: 7

MS16-141 - Security Update for .NET Framework (3148789)
MS16-144 - Security Update for Windows OLE (3146706)
MS16-145 - Security Update for Windows Hyper-V (3143118)
MS16-146 - Security Update for Secondary Logon (3148538)
MS16-147 - Security Update for SAM and LSAD Remote Protocols (3148527)
MS16-148 - Security Update for CSRSS (3148528)
MS16-149 - Security Update for HTTP.sys (3148795)

Security Bulletin: https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-apr

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Release

In reply to: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2016

Issued: April 12, 2016

Summary
The following bulletins have undergone a major revision increment.

* MS16-033 - Important

Bulletin Information:

MS16-033
- Title: Security Update for Windows USB Mass Storage Class Driver to Address Elevation of Privilege (3143142)
- https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-033.aspx
- Reason for Revision: V2.0 (April 12, 2016): To comprehensively address CVE-2016-0133, Microsoft is releasing April Windows 10 Cumulative Update. Microsoft recommends that customers running affected versions of Microsoft Windows 10 (update 3140745) should install update 3147461. See Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3140745 for more information.

- Originally posted: March 8, 2016
- Updated: April 12, 2016
- Bulletin Severity Rating: Important
- Version: 2.0

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Minor Revisions

In reply to: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2016

Issued: April 13, 2016

Summary
The following bulletins and/or bulletin summaries have undergone a minor revision increment.

Please see the appropriate bulletin for more details.

* MS16-APR

Bulletin Information:

MS16-APR
- Title: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2016
- https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms16-apr.aspx
- Reason for Revision: V1.1 (April 13, 2016): Added a Known Issues reference to the Executive Summaries table for MS16-039. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3148522, and a Known Issues reference to the Executive Summaries table for MS16-042. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3148775.
- Originally posted: April 12, 2016
- Updated: April 13, 2016
- Bulletin Severity Rating: Not applicable
- Version: 1.1

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Minor Revisions

In reply to: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2016

Issued: April 21, 2016

Summary
The following bulletins and/or bulletin summaries have undergone a minor revision increment.

Please see the appropriate bulletin for more details.

* MS15-NOV

Bulletin Information:

MS15-NOV
- Title: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November 2015
- https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-nov.aspx
- Reason for Revision: V3.1 (April 21, 2016): For MS15-112, added a Known Issue to the Executive Summaries table. After you install security update 3100773, you cannot type Korean characters correctly. For information about the solution for this Known Issue, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3154996.
- Originally posted: November 10, 2015
- Updated: April 21, 2016
- Bulletin Severity Rating: Not applicable
- Version: 3.1

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Microsoft Security Advisory Notification

In reply to: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2016

Issued: April 22, 2016

Security Advisories Updated or Released Today:
* Microsoft Security Advisory 3152550
- Title: Update to Improve Wireless Mouse Input Filtering (3152550)
- https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/3152550.aspx
- Reason for Revision: V1.1 (April 22, 2016): Added FAQs and additional information to clarify that only standalone mouse devices are affected. This is an informational change only.
- Originally posted: April 12, 2016
- Updated: April 22, 2016
- Bulletin Severity Rating: None
- Version: 1.1

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