Microsoft has released the security bulletin MS12-060. You can view the complete security bulletin by visiting one of the following Microsoft websites:
- Home users:
- IT professionals:
How to obtain help and support for this security updateHelp installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update
Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support
Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center
Local support according to your country: International Support
Command-line switches for this updateFor information about the various command-line switches that are supported by this update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
262841 Command-line switches for Windows software update packages
Restart informationThis update may require a restart. The installer stops the required services, applies the update, and then restarts the services. However, if the required services cannot be stopped for any reason, or if the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, you receive a message that advises you to allow the restart.
Removal informationNote We do not recommend that you remove any security update.
You cannot remove this security update through the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. To remove this security update, save the MSI file to a known location, then at a command prompt, run the following command:
msiexec /x [knownlocation]\[PatchName].msi
File informationThe 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.
For all supported x86-based versions of systems
Article ID: 2708940 - Last Review: Aug 14, 2012 - Revision: 1