MS12-016: Description of the security update for Microsoft Silverlight: February 14, 2012

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This article applies to the following:
  • Microsoft Silverlight 4
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Introduction

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS12-016. You can view the complete security bulletin by visiting one of the following Microsoft websites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

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Local support according to your country: International Support


Update information

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

This update offers a new build (version 4.1.10111.0) 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, visit 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 2668562)
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 2668562)

How to hide this update so that it does not appear again

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Removal information

To uninstall Silverlight, visit the following Microsoft website, and then click Uninstall Silverlight:
Get Microsoft Silverlight

Update replacement information

This update replaces the following update:
2617986 MS11-078: Description of the security update for Microsoft Silverlight: October 11, 2011

File information

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.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Silverlight.exe4.1.10111613811-January-201218:25
Silverlight_Developer.exe4.1.10111837911-January-201219:09
Silverlight.dmg4.1.10111132271-February-201213:18
Silverlight_Developer.dmg4.1.10111183481-February-201213:18

References

For more information about Silverlight, visit 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, visit the following Microsoft website:
Microsoft Connect

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Article ID: 2668562 - Last Review: July 18, 2012 - Revision: 2.0
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