Summary

This security update resolves a vulnerability in the VBScript scripting engine in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user visits a specially crafted website. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on by using administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then do the following:

  • Install programs

  • View, change, or delete data

  • Create new accounts that have full user rights

Introduction

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS15-019. To learn more about this security bulletin:

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 Windows-based computer from viruses and malware:
Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country:
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File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.




  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.1.7601.18xxx

    Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    GDR

    6.1.7601.22xxx

    Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    LDR

  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.

Note The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.


For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Vbscript.dll

5.8.7601.18759

610,816

10-Feb-2015

05:02

x64

Vbscript.dll

5.8.7601.22966

610,816

10-Feb-2015

05:25

x64

Vbscript.dll

5.8.7601.18759

428,544

10-Feb-2015

04:52

x86

Vbscript.dll

5.8.7601.22966

428,544

10-Feb-2015

05:12

x86


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