MS12-074: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 4.5 on Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1, Windows Vista Service Pack 2, and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2: November 13, 2012

2017-01-07T21:34:04
ID KB2729460
Type mskb
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2012-11-13T18:13:53

Description

<html><body><p>Resolves a vulnerability in the Microsoft .NET Framework that could allow remote code execution on a client system if a user views a specially crafted webpage by using a web browser that can run XAML Browser Applications (XBAPs).</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 the security bulletin MS12-074. You can view the complete security bulletin by going to one of the following Microsoft websites: <ul class="sbody-free_list"><li>Home users:<br/><a href="http://www.microsoft.com/security/pc-security/bulletins/201211.aspx" id="kb-link-1" target="_self">http://www.microsoft.com/security/pc-security/bulletins/201211.aspx</a></li><li>IT professionals:<br/><a href="http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/ms12-074" id="kb-link-2" target="_self">http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS12-074</a></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-3" 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-4" target="_self">TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support</a><br/><br/>Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware: <a href="https://support.microsoft.com/contactus/cu_sc_virsec_master" id="kb-link-5" 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-6" target="_self">International Support</a></div><h2></h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h3 class="sbody-h3">Download information</h3>This update is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:<div class="indent"><a href="http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=265158" id="kb-link-7" target="_self">http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=265158</a></div><br/></div><h2></h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h3 class="sbody-h3">Prerequisites</h3>To install this update, you must have Windows Installer 3.1 or a later version installed on the computer. To obtain the latest version of Windows Installer, go to the following Microsoft website:<div class="indent"><a href="http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=132022" id="kb-link-8" target="_self">http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=132022</a></div></div><h2></h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h3 class="sbody-h3">Command-line switches for this update</h3>For information about the various command-line switches that are supported by this update, go to the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website:<div class="indent"><a href="http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa367988" id="kb-link-9" target="_self">http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/Aa367988</a></div></div><h2></h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h3 class="sbody-h3">Restart information</h3>This update does not require a system restart after you apply it unless files that are being updated are locked or being used.</div><h2></h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h3 class="sbody-h3">Update replacement information</h3>This update does not replace any previously released update.</div><h2></h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h3 class="sbody-h3">Update removal information</h3><span class="text-base">Note</span> We do not recommend that you remove any security update.<br/><br/>To remove this update, use the <span class="text-base">Programs and Features</span> item in Control Panel.</div><h2></h2><div class="kb-moreinformation-section section"><h3 class="sbody-h3">File information</h3>The English (United States) version of this update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.<br/><h5 class="sbody-h5 text-subtitle">For all supported x86-based versions of systems</h5><span class="text-base">GDR service branch</span><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">System.dll</td><td class="sbody-td">4.0.30319.18014</td><td class="sbody-td">3,448,280</td><td class="sbody-td">07-Sep-2012</td><td class="sbody-td">07:32</td></tr></table></div><span class="text-base">LDR service branch</span><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">System.dll</td><td class="sbody-td">4.0.30319.19019</td><td class="sbody-td">3,449,304</td><td class="sbody-td">07-Sep-2012</td><td class="sbody-td">07:37</td></tr></table></div><h5 class="sbody-h5 text-subtitle">For all supported x64-based versions of systems</h5><span class="text-base">GDR service branch</span><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">System.dll</td><td class="sbody-td">4.0.30319.18014</td><td class="sbody-td">3,448,280</td><td class="sbody-td">07-Sep-2012</td><td class="sbody-td">07:32</td></tr></table></div><span class="text-base">LDR service branch</span><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">System.dll</td><td class="sbody-td">4.0.30319.19019</td><td class="sbody-td">3,449,304</td><td class="sbody-td">07-Sep-2012</td><td class="sbody-td">07:37</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 .NET Framework 4.5 when used with:<ul class="sbody-free_list"><li>Windows 7 Service Pack 1</li><li>Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1</li><li>Windows Vista Service Pack 2</li><li>Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2</li></ul></li></ul></div></body></html>