A security update is available that resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the Unicode Scripts Processor for Windows CE 5.0: October 12, 2010


INTRODUCTION


A security update is available that resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the Unicode Scripts Processor for Windows CE 5.0. For more information about the security update and vulnerability, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2320113 MS10-063: Vulnerability in Unicode Scripts Processor could lead to remote code execution

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Software update information

A supported software update is now available from Microsoft as Windows CE 5.0 Platform Builder Monthly Update (September 2010). You can confirm this by scrolling to the "File information" section. The package file name contains the product version, date, Microsoft Knowledge Base article number, and processor type. The package file name format is as follows:
Product version-yymmdd-kbnnnnnn-processor type
For example, Wincepb50-060503-kb917590-armv4i.msi is the ARMV4i Windows CE 5.0 Platform Builder fix that is documented in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 917590 and that is contained in the May 2006 monthly update. To resolve this problem immediately, click the following article number for information about how to obtain Windows CE Platform Builder and core operating system software updates: 
837392
How to locate core operating system fixes for Microsoft Windows CE Platform Builder products

Prerequisites

This software update is supported only if all previously issued software updates for this product have also been applied.

Restart requirement

After you install this software update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To do this, use one of the following methods:
  • Method 1: On the Build OS menu, make sure that the following options are selected, and then click Sysgen:
    • Clean Before Building
    • Copy Files to Release Directory After Build
    • Make Run-Time Image After Build
  • Method 2: On the Build OS menu, click Open Release Directory. At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press Enter:
    blddemo clean -q
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.

File information

The English version of this software update package 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.
Files that are included in this hotfix package
File nameFile sizeDateTimePath
Windows ce 5.0_update_kb977621.htm7,61021-Sep-201017:52100921_kb977621
Uspce.lib1,979,76010-Dec-200902:53Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv4i\Debug
Uspce.lib1,404,90410-Dec-200902:52Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv4i\Retail
Uspce.lib1,874,76610-Dec-200902:56Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Debug
Uspce.lib1,335,13610-Dec-200902:55Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii\Retail
Uspce.lib1,875,19810-Dec-200902:59Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Debug
Uspce.lib1,335,75810-Dec-200902:59Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsii_fp\Retail
Uspce.lib1,890,08210-Dec-200903:01Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Debug
Uspce.lib1,334,85210-Dec-200903:00Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv\Retail
Uspce.lib1,890,52010-Dec-200903:02Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Debug
Uspce.lib1,335,47410-Dec-200903:02Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Mipsiv_fp\Retail
Uspce.lib1,647,29210-Dec-200902:50Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Debug
Uspce.lib1,225,52610-Dec-200902:50Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Sh4\Retail
Uspce.lib1,523,72810-Dec-200902:48Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug
Uspce.lib1,240,16810-Dec-200902:47Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates