Critical Patch for Internet Explorer Versions 6 through 11

A Microsoft patch has been developed to fix a critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer.
 
This security update is rated Critical for Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 10, and Internet Explorer 11 on affected Windows clients,
This security update is rated Moderate for Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 10, and Internet Explorer 11 on affected Windows servers.
This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using an affected version of Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. The security update addresses the vulnerability by modifying the way that Internet Explorer handles objects in memory.
 
This security update also addresses the vulnerability first described in Microsoft Security Advisory 2963983.
 
The full details of both the problem and links to patches to fix the problem are here:
 
                                     https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-021
 
Take a look at the table near the top of the page.  That page also notes that there is a cumulative update that must be installed first.
There is a portion of the bulletin above that indicates which cumulative update is required before applying "ms14-021."   Take a look:
 
                                     https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-021#ID0E1OAE