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MS10-031: Description of the security update for Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications runtime: May 11, 2010
Article ID: 974945 - View products that this article applies to.
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS10-031. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:
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Known issues with this security update
Prerequisites to apply this security updateTo install this security update, you must have one of the following installed on the computer:
Windows Installer 4.5 Redistributable for Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP
Windows Installer 3.1 Redistributable for Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
Restart informationYou must restart the computer after you apply this security update.
Security update replacement informationThis security update replaces the following security update:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/921645/ )MS06-047: Vulnerability in Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications could allow remote code execution
Removal informationAfter you install this security update, you cannot remove the update.
File informationThe English (United States) version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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