MS12-043: Description of the security update for XML Core Services 5.0 when it is installed together with Office 2003 Service Pack 3: August 14, 2012

ID KB2687627
Type mskb
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2019-11-06T02:27:40


<html><body><p>Resolves a security vulnerability that exists in Microsoft XML Core Services that could allow arbitrary code to run when you view a specially crafted webpage by using Internet Explorer.</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 MS12-043. 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="" id="kb-link-1" target="_self"></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="" id="kb-link-2" target="_self"></a></div></li><li>IT professionals:<br/><div class="indent"><a href="" id="kb-link-3" target="_self"></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="" id="kb-link-4" target="_self">Support for Microsoft Update</a><br/><br/>Security solutions for IT professionals: <a href="" 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="" id="kb-link-6" target="_self">Virus Solution and Security Center</a><br/><br/>Local support according to your country: <a href="" 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">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, you receive a message 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 the reasons 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="" id="kb-link-9">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 <span class="text-base">Add or Remove Programs</span> item in Control Panel.<br/><br/><span class="text-base">Note</span> When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains Microsoft Office 2003. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the <span class="text-base">Add or Remove Programs</span> item or the <span class="text-base">Programs and Features</span> item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes for this issue.<br/><br/> For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:<br/><br/><div class="indent"><a href="" id="kb-link-10">903771 </a> Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates</div></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="" id="kb-link-11">951535 </a> MS08-069: Description of the security update for Office 2003: November 11, 2008</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. <div class="table-responsive"><table class="sbody-table table"><tr class="sbody-tr"><th class="sbody-th">File name</th><th class="sbody-th">File version</th><th class="sbody-th">File size</th><th class="sbody-th">Date</th><th class="sbody-th">Time</th></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Msxml5.dll</td><td class="sbody-td">5.20.1096.0</td><td class="sbody-td">1,375,288</td><td class="sbody-td">08-Jun-2012</td><td class="sbody-td">02:32</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 XML Core Services 5.0 when used with:<ul class="sbody-free_list"><li>Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3</li></ul></li></ul></div></body></html>