MS08-017: Description of the security update for the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Service Pack 1 development platform: March 11, 2008

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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-017. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support

Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support

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Known issues with this update

  • To apply this security update, you must have Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 installed on the computer. To obtain the latest Windows Installer for the computer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=889482fc-5f56-4a38-b838-de776fd4138c
  • For more information about installation issues with updates for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    939043 A shared file is rolled back when you uninstall a previously installed update for one edition or SKU on a computer that has more than one edition or SKU of any version of Visual Studio installed
    939400 Any files that are shared by the two editions of Visual Studio .NET 2003 S939400 or of Visual Studio .NET 2002 S939400 are deleted when you uninstall the edition of the service pack that you installed first
    938244 The file version is rolled back to the version that was installed by the last service pack when you remove an update for the .NET Framework 1.0, the .NET Framework 1.1, Visual Studio .NET 2002 or Visual Studio .NET 2003
    939407 You cannot install an update for the .NET Framework 1.1, for the .NET Framework 1.0, for Visual Studio .NET 2003, or for Visual Studio .NET 2002 after you upgrade a computer from Windows XP to Windows Vista
    944298 Error message when you try to install an update for Visual Studio 2005, for Visual Studio .NET 2003, or for Visual Studio .NET 2002: "The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable"
    942380 Error message when you try to apply a hotfix or an update: "Error 9002. Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Hotfix (KBxxxxxx) cannot be installed because you have one or more hotfixes installed. Remove them and try again."

Command-line switches for this update

For more information about the command-line switches that this update supports, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-017.mspx
For more information about Windows Installer command-line switches, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/Aa367988.aspx
For more information about Windows Installer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/Aa367449.aspx

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Article ID: 933369 - Last Review: May 8, 2012 - Revision: 4.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Enterprise Architect
    • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Enterprise Developer
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