MS13-052: Description of the security update for Microsoft Silverlight: July 9, 2013

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Introduction

Resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Silverlight 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 Silverlight applications.

Summary

Microsoft has released the security bulletin MS13-052. You can view the complete security bulletin by going to one of the following Microsoft websites: 

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Update information

Microsoft Silverlight is a cross-browser, multi-environment plug-in that delivers the next generation of Microsoft .NET Framework-based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the web.

This update offers a new build (version 5.1.20513.0) that is an upgrade to earlier versions of Silverlight. This update is included in current Silverlight installers. 

This update is available from the following sources:
Silverlight site
The Silverlight installer includes all earlier updates in addition to this update. To install the latest version of Silverlight on your computer, go to the following Microsoft website:
Get Microsoft Silverlight
Microsoft update and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
If you have an earlier version of Silverlight installed on your computer, this update is available from Microsoft Update and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) as an important update and will be offered as the following:
Update for Microsoft Silverlight (KB 2847559)
If you do not have an earlier version of Silverlight installed, this update is also available from Microsoft Update and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) as an optional update and will be offered as the following:
Microsoft Silverlight (KB 2847559)

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Update release history

For information about non-security-related fixes that are included in this update in addition to the release history for Microsoft Silverlight 5, go to the following Microsoft website:
Microsoft Silverlight Release History

Removal information

To remove Silverlight, go to the following Microsoft website, and then click Uninstall Silverlight:
Get Microsoft Silverlight

File information

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The English (United States) version of this security 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.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Silverlight.exe5.1.20513695314-May-201306:45
Silverlight_x64.exe5.1.205131307814-May-201307:42
Silverlight_Developer.exe5.1.20513933714-May-201307:07
Silverlight_Developer_x64.exe5.1.205131784214-May-201308:07
Silverlight.dmg5.1.205131493114-May-201308:48
Silverlight_Developer.dmg5.1.205132050414-May-201308:48
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References

For more information about Silverlight, go to the following Microsoft websites:
Silverlight administration
Microsoft Silverlight
Silverlight developer resources
To report issues about this update or to send any feedback to the Microsoft Silverlight development team, go to the following Microsoft website:
Microsoft Connect

Applies to

This article applies to the following:
  • Microsoft Silverlight 5

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Article ID: 2847559 - Last Review: July 11, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
Keywords: 
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