Published: December 13, 2016

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This bulletin summary lists security bulletins released for December 2016.

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Note As a reminder, the Security Updates Guide will be replacing security bulletins as of February 2017. Please see our blog post, Furthering our commitment to security updates, for more details.

Executive Summaries

The following table summarizes the security bulletins for this month in order of severity.

For details on affected software, see the next section, Affected Software.


Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December 2016