MS14-027: Description of the security update for Windows systems that do not have update 2919355 installed: May 13, 2014

2014-05-13T00:00:00
ID KB2962123
Type mskb
Reporter Microsoft
Modified 2014-05-13T21:11:49

Description

<html><body><p>Resolves a vulnerability in Windows that could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker runs a specially crafted application that uses ShellExecute.</p><h2>Introduction</h2><div class="kb-summary-section section">This security update resolves a vulnerability in Windows that could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker runs a specially crafted application that uses ShellExecute.<br/><span></span></div><h2>Summary</h2><div class="kb-summary-section section">Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-027. To learn more about this security bulletin: <ul class="sbody-free_list"><li>Home users:<br/><div class="indent"><a href="https://www.microsoft.com/security/pc-security/updates.aspx" id="kb-link-1" target="_self">https://www.microsoft.com/security/pc-security/updates.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="https://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/" id="kb-link-2" target="_self">https://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/</a></div></li><li>IT professionals:<br/><div class="indent"><a href="https://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/ms14-027" id="kb-link-3" target="_self">https://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS14-027</a></div></li></ul><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: <br/><a href="https://technet.microsoft.com/security/bb980617.aspx" id="kb-link-5" target="_self">TechNet Security Support and Troubleshooting</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 and Security Solution Center</a><br/><br/>Local support according to your country: <br/><a href="https://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx" id="kb-link-7" target="_self">International Support</a><br/><br/></div><h2>FILE INFORMATION</h2><div class="kb-summary-section section">The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.<br/><br/><br/><br/><br/><div class="faq-section" faq-section=""><div class="faq-panel"><div class="faq-panel-heading" faq-panel-heading=""><span class="link-expand-image"><span class="faq-chevron win-icon win-icon-ChevronUpSmall"></span></span><span class="bold btn-link link-expand-text"><span class="bold btn-link">Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 file information</span></span></div><div class="faq-panel-body" faq-panel-body=""><span><div class="kb-collapsible kb-collapsible-collapsed"><h4 class="sbody-h4">For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1</h4><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><th class="sbody-th">Platform</th></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Shell32.dll</td><td class="sbody-td">6.3.9600.16660</td><td class="sbody-td">18,644,072</td><td class="sbody-td">19-Apr-2014</td><td class="sbody-td">06:49</td><td class="sbody-td">x86</td></tr></table></div><h4 class="sbody-h4">For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2</h4><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><th class="sbody-th">Platform</th></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Shell32.dll</td><td class="sbody-td">6.3.9600.16660</td><td class="sbody-td">21,186,352</td><td class="sbody-td">19-Apr-2014</td><td class="sbody-td">11:15</td><td class="sbody-td">x64</td></tr><tr class="sbody-tr"><td class="sbody-td">Shell32.dll</td><td class="sbody-td">6.3.9600.16660</td><td class="sbody-td">18,644,072</td><td class="sbody-td">19-Apr-2014</td><td class="sbody-td">06:49</td><td class="sbody-td">x86</td></tr></table></div></div><br/></span></div></div></div></div></body></html>