Microsoft just released 12 different security bulletins. Do you need to panic over any of them? We've gone ahead and done the reading -- and possible panicking -- for you.

MS16-104 - Critical: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (3183038)

What it does: 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. 

Which users it affects: Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10


MS16-105 - Critical: Cumulative Security Update for Microsoft Edge (3183043)

What it does: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.

Which users it affects: Windows 10


​MS16-106 - Critical: Security Update for Microsoft Graphics Component (3185848)

What it does:The most severe of the 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.

Which users it affects: Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10


MS16-107 - Critical: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3185852)

What it does:The most severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Microsoft Office file. The update fixes how Microsoft Office saves documents and how Microsoft Outlook determines the end of MIME messages. 

Which users it affects: People running Office 2007, Office 2010, Office 2013 and Office 2016.


​MS16-109 - Important: Security Update for Silverlight (3182373)

What it does:  This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Silverlight. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user visits a compromised website that contains a specially crafted Silverlight application.

Which users it affects: Any user who's installed Silverlight on a Mac or Windows PC.


​MS16-110 - Important: Security Update for Microsoft Windows (3178467)

What it does:Patches some security holes by fixing how Windows enforces permissions and tightening the log-in permissions when a user's connected to  a “Guest or public networks” firewall profile.

Which users it affects: Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10

 

MS16-111 - Important: Security Update for Windows Kernel (3186973)

What it does:It closes security holes by co rrecting how Windows handles session objects, and by correcting how the Windows Kernel API enforces user permissions and restricts access to user information

Which users it affects: Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10

 

MS16-112 - Important: Security Update for Windows Lock Screen (3178469)

What it does:The update corrects the behavior of the Windows lock screen to prevent unintended web content from loading.

Which users it affects: Windows 8.1, Windows 10


​MS16-113 - Important: Security Update for Windows Secure Kernel Mode (3185876)

What it does:This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow information disclosure when Windows Secure Kernel Mode improperly handles objects in memory.

Which users it affects: Windows 10

 

MS16-115 - Important: Security Update for Microsoft Windows PDF Library (3188733)

What it does:This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerabilities could allow information disclosure if a user views specially crafted PDF content online or opens a specially crafted PDF document.

Which users it affects: Windows 8.1, Windows 10


​MS16-116 - Critical: Security Update in OLE Automation for VBScript Scripting Engine (3188724)

What it does:This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if an attacker successfully convinces a user of an affected system to visit a malicious or compromised website.  Note that you must install two updates to be protected from the vulnerability discussed in this bulletin: The update in this bulletin, MS16-116, and the update in MS16-104.

Which users it affects: Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10

 

MS16-117 - Critical: Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (3188128)

What it does:The update addresses the vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player by updating the affected Adobe Flash libraries contained within Internet Explorer 10, Internet Explorer 11, and Microsoft Edge

Which users it affects: Windows 8.1, Windows 10