MS12-059: Description of the security update for Visio 2010 Viewer: August 14, 2010

2010-08-14T00:00:00
ID KB2598287
Type mskb
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2020-04-16T08:14:26

Description

<html><body><p>Resolves a vulnerability in Visio 2010 that could allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified Visio file is opened.</p><h2></h2><div class="kb-notice-section section"><br/><a bookmark-id="appliestoproducts" href="#appliestoproducts" managed-link="" target="">View products that this article applies to.</a></div><h2>Introduction</h2><div class="kb-summary-section section">Microsoft has released security bulletin MS12-059. To view the complete security bulletin, go to one of the following Microsoft websites: <ul class="sbody-free_list"><li>Home users:<br/><div class="indent"><a href="http://www.microsoft.com/security/pc-security/bulletins/201208.aspx" id="kb-link-1" target="_self">http://www.microsoft.com/security/pc-security/bulletins/201208.aspx</a></div><span class="text-base">Skip the details</span>: Download the updates for your home computer or laptop from the Microsoft Update website now: <div class="indent"><a href="http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate" id="kb-link-2" target="_self">http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate</a></div></li><li>IT professionals:<br/><div class="indent"><a href="http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/ms12-059" id="kb-link-3" target="_self">http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS12-059</a></div></li></ul></div><h2></h2><div class="kb-summary-section section"><h3 class="sbody-h3">How to obtain help and support for this security update</h3>Help installing updates: <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/ph/6527" id="kb-link-4" target="_self">Support for Microsoft Update</a><br/><br/>Security solutions for IT professionals: <a href="http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bb980617.aspx" id="kb-link-5" target="_self">TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support</a><br/><br/>Help protect your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/contactus/cu_sc_virsec_master" id="kb-link-6" target="_self">Virus Solution and Security Center</a><br/><br/>Local support according to your country: <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx" id="kb-link-7" target="_self">International Support</a></div><h2></h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h3 class="sbody-h3">More information about this security update</h3></div><h2></h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h4 class="sbody-h4">Prerequisites to apply this security update</h4>To apply this security update, you must have the Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Visio 2010 Viewer installed on the computer.<br/><br/>For more information about how to obtain the service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: <div class="indent"><a href="https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2460065" id="kb-link-9">2460065 </a> Description of Visio 2010 Viewer SP1</div>Additionally, this security update requires that Windows Installer 3.1 or a later version be installed. For more information about how to install Windows Installer 3.1 or a later version, go to one of the following Microsoft websites:<ul class="sbody-free_list"><li><a href="http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?familyid=5a58b56f-60b6-4412-95b9-54d056d6f9f4" id="kb-link-10" target="_self">Windows Installer 4.5 Redistributable for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP</a></li><li><a href="http://www.microsoft.com/download/details.aspx?familyid=889482fc-5f56-4a38-b838-de776fd4138c" id="kb-link-11" target="_self">Windows Installer 3.1 Redistributable for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Microsoft Windows 2000</a></li></ul></div><h2></h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h4 class="sbody-h4">Restart information</h4>You may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.<br/><br/>In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message is displayed that advises you to restart the computer.<br/><br/>To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install this security update. For more information about why you may be prompted to restart, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:<div class="indent"><a href="https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/887012" id="kb-link-12">887012 </a> Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer</div><br/></div><h2></h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h4 class="sbody-h4">Removal information</h4><span class="text-base">Note</span> We do not recommend that you remove any security update.<br/><br/>To remove this security update, use the <strong class="uiterm">Add or Remove Programs</strong> item or use the <strong class="uiterm">Programs and Features</strong> item in Control Panel.<br/></div><h2></h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h4 class="sbody-h4">Security update replacement information</h4>This security update replaces the following security update:<div class="indent"><a href="https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2597981" id="kb-link-13">2597981 </a> MS12-031: Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio 2010 Viewer could allow remote code execution: May 8, 2012</div></div><h2></h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h4 class="sbody-h4">File information</h4>The English version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the <strong class="uiterm">Time Zone</strong> tab in the <strong class="uiterm">Date and Time</strong> item in Control Panel.<br/><h5 class="sbody-h5 text-subtitle">For the x86-based version of Visio 2010 Viewer</h5><div class="table-responsive"><table class="sbody-table table"><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">File name</span></td><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">File version</span></td><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">File size</span></td><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Date</span></td><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Time</span></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Saext.dll_0001</td><td class="sbody-td">14.0.4730.1010</td><td class="sbody-td">290,176</td><td class="sbody-td">06-Apr-2011</td><td class="sbody-td">09:09</td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Seqchk10.dll</td><td class="sbody-td">14.0.4730.1010</td><td class="sbody-td">68,480</td><td class="sbody-td">06-Apr-2011</td><td class="sbody-td">09:09</td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Vpreview.exe</td><td class="sbody-td">14.0.6116.5000</td><td class="sbody-td">581,440</td><td class="sbody-td">19-Jan-2012</td><td class="sbody-td">02:55</td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Vviewdwg.dll.x86</td><td class="sbody-td">14.0.6121.5000</td><td class="sbody-td">5,795,440</td><td class="sbody-td">26-Apr-2012</td><td class="sbody-td">03:17</td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Vviewer.dll.x86</td><td class="sbody-td">14.0.6119.5000</td><td class="sbody-td">4,185,384</td><td class="sbody-td">25-Apr-2012</td><td class="sbody-td">04:46</td></tr></table></div><h5 class="sbody-h5 text-subtitle">For the x64-based version of Visio 2010 Viewer</h5><div class="table-responsive"><table class="sbody-table table"><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">File name</span></td><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">File version</span></td><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">File size</span></td><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Date</span></td><td class="sbody-td"><span class="text-base">Time</span></td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Saext.dll_0001</td><td class="sbody-td">14.0.4730.1010</td><td class="sbody-td">300,416</td><td class="sbody-td">06-Apr-2011</td><td class="sbody-td">09:09</td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Seqchk10.dll</td><td class="sbody-td">14.0.4730.1010</td><td class="sbody-td">87,936</td><td class="sbody-td">06-Apr-2011</td><td class="sbody-td">09:09</td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Vpreview.exe</td><td class="sbody-td">14.0.6116.5000</td><td class="sbody-td">732,480</td><td class="sbody-td">19-Jan-2012</td><td class="sbody-td">03:03</td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Vviewdwg.dll.x64</td><td class="sbody-td">14.0.6121.5000</td><td class="sbody-td">9,261,680</td><td class="sbody-td">27-Apr-2012</td><td class="sbody-td">04:01</td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Vviewdwg.dll.x86</td><td class="sbody-td">14.0.6121.5000</td><td class="sbody-td">5,795,440</td><td class="sbody-td">26-Apr-2012</td><td class="sbody-td">03:17</td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Vviewer.dll.x64</td><td class="sbody-td">14.0.6119.5000</td><td class="sbody-td">5,605,672</td><td class="sbody-td">25-Apr-2012</td><td class="sbody-td">04:46</td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Vviewer.dll.x86</td><td class="sbody-td">14.0.6119.5000</td><td class="sbody-td">4,185,384</td><td class="sbody-td">25-Apr-2012</td><td class="sbody-td">04:46</td></tr></table></div></div><h2></h2><div class="kb-notice-section section"><a class="bookmark" id="appliestoproducts"></a><br/><h3 class="sbody-h3">Applies to</h3>This article applies to the following:<ul class="sbody-free_list"><li>Microsoft Visio 2010 Viewer Service Pack 1</li></ul></div></body></html>