MS12-074: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 on Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 for Itanium Systems, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008: November 13, 2012


Microsoft has released the security bulletin MS12-074. You can view the complete security bulletin by going to one of the following Microsoft websites: 

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Download information

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Command-line switches for this update

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Restart information

This update does not require a system restart after you apply it unless files that are being updated are either locked or being used.

Update replacement information

This update replaces the following update:
2656353 MS11-100: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008, and on x64 and Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2003: December 29, 2011

Update removal information

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To remove this update, use the Add or Remove Programs item or use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.

File information

The English (United States) version of this update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
mscorlib.ldoNot applicable10,92428-Aug-201214:43
System.ldoNot applicable11,94828-Aug-201216:07

Applies to

This article applies to the following:
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 when used with:
    • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 x64 Edition
    • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 for Itanium Systems
    • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
    • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    • Windows XP Service Pack 3