MS11-015: Vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow could allow remote code execution: March 8, 2011

Applies to: Windows 7 Service Pack 1Windows 7 Home BasicWindows 7 Home Premium

Support for Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) ends on July 12, 2011. To continue receiving security updates for Windows, make sure you're running Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (SP2). For more information, refer to this Microsoft web page: Support is ending for some versions of Windows.

INTRODUCTION


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS11-015. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

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Additional information about this security update

The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions.
  • 2479943 MS11-015: Description of the security update for Microsoft Windows: March 08, 2011
  • 2494132 MS11-015: Description of the security update for Windows Media Center TV Pack 2008 for Windows Vista: March 08, 2011
  • 2502898 MS11-015: Description of the security update for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005: March 08, 2011