MS09-061: Vulnerability in the .NET common language runtime could allow Remote Code Execution

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Article ID: 974378 - View products that this article applies to.
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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS09-061. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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MORE INFORMATION

Known issues and additional information about this security update

For more information about this security update and for information about any known issues with specific releases of this software, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
974417 MS09-061: Description of the security update for the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1: October 13, 2009
974291 MS09-061: Description of the security update for the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008: October 13, 2009
974292 MS09-061: Description of the security update for the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows Vista: October 13, 2009
974293 MS09-061: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 3.5.1 for RC and IDX versions of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: October 13, 2009
974467 MS09-061: Description of the security update for the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 on Windows Vista 32-bit edition and Windows Vista 64-bit edition: October 13, 2009
974468 MS09-061: Description of the security update for the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 on Windows Vista 32-bit edition and Windows Vista 64-bit edition: October 13, 2009
974469 MS09-061: Description of the security update for the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008: October 13, 2009
974470 MS09-061: Description of the security update for the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 on Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2: October 13, 2009
974714 MS09-061: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 3.5.1 for Windows 7 IDX and Windows Server 2008 R2 IDX: October 13, 2009
953295 MS09-061: Description of the security update for the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3 on Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 and Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005: October 13, 2009
953297 MS09-061: Description of the security update for the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1: October 13, 2009
953298 MS09-061: Description of the security update for the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 on Windows Server 2003 (32-bit): October 13, 2009
953300 MS09-061: Description of the security update for the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003: October 13, 2009
960043 Dual Branch Servicing for the .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2, the .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 2, and the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
976220 Description of the Patch Registration Cleanup Tool

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Article ID: 974378 - Last Review: May 8, 2012 - Revision: 3.0
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  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
    • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
    • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
    • Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
    • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
    • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
    • Windows Server 2008 Standard
    • Windows Web Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Web Server 2008
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Windows Vista Business
    • Windows Vista Enterprise
    • Windows Vista Home Basic
    • Windows Vista Home Premium
    • Windows Vista Starter
    • Windows Vista Ultimate
    • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Windows Vista Business
    • Windows Vista Enterprise
    • Windows Vista Home Basic
    • Windows Vista Home Premium
    • Windows Vista Starter
    • Windows Vista Ultimate
    • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Business
    • Windows Vista Enterprise
    • Windows Vista Home Basic
    • Windows Vista Home Premium
    • Windows Vista Starter
    • Windows Vista Ultimate
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (x86)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (x86), when used with:
    • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Business
    • Windows Vista Enterprise
    • Windows Vista Home Basic
    • Windows Vista Home Premium
    • Windows Vista Starter
    • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, when used with:
    • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
    • Windows Vista Business
    • Windows Vista Enterprise
    • Windows Vista Home Basic
    • Windows Vista Home Premium
    • Windows Vista Starter
    • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
    • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
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