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Revision Note: V1.1 (December 13, 2016): Bulletin revised to include an additional vulnerability, CVE-2015-2496. This is an informational change only. Customers who have successfully installed the updates do not need to take any further action..
Summary: 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 these 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 those who operate with administrative user rights.