Security Only Update for .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 4.5.2, 4.6 for Windows Server 2008 SP2 (KB4580470)

Applies to: .NET Framework

Summary


An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the .NET Framework improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could disclose contents of an affected system's memory. To exploit the vulnerability, an authenticated attacker would need to run a specially crafted application. The update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how the .NET Framework handles objects in memory.

To learn more about the vulnerabilities, go to the following Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE).

Additional information about this update


The following articles contain additional information about this update as it relates to individual product versions.
  • 4578979 Description of the Security Only Update for .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0 for Windows Server 2008 SP2 (KB4578979)
  • 4578983 Description of the Security Only Update for .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 (KB4578983)
  • 4578987 Description of the Security Only Update for .NET Framework 4.6 for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 (KB4578987)

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