MS14-046: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1: August 12, 2014

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Introduction

This update resolves a vulnerability in the Microsoft .NET Framework that could bypass the Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) security feature if a user goes to a specially crafted website.

Summary

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-046. Learn more about how to obtain the fixes included in this security bulletin:
  • For individual, small business and organizational users, use the Windows automatic updating feature to install the fixes from Microsoft Update. To do this, see Get security updates automatically on the Microsoft Safety and Security Center website.
  • For IT professionals, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-046 on the Security TechCenter website.

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

More information about this security update

Download information

This update is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center.

Command-line switches for this update

Learn about the various command-line switches that are supported by this Microsoft .NET Framework update.

Restart information

This update does not require a system restart after you apply it unless files that are being updated are locked or are being used.

Update replacement information

This update replaces updates 2898857, 2833946, 2844286, 28632402686831 and 2656373.

Update removal information

Note We do not recommend that you remove any security update.

To remove this update, use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.

File information

The English (United States) version of this update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following downloadable .csv file. 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.

The following .csv file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Applies to

This article applies to the following:
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 when used with:
    • Windows 7 Service Pack 1
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

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Article ID: 2937610 - Last Review: August 12, 2014 - Revision: 1.0
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