MS12-065: Vulnerability in Microsoft Works could allow remote code execution: October 9, 2012


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS12-065. To view the complete security bulletin, go to one of the following Microsoft websites:

How to troubleshoot issues with installing this security update

 If you encounter errors when you install this update through Microsoft Update or Windows Update, use one or both of the following methods:
  • Run the Windows Update Fix it (50461) that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article, and then try to install the security update again:
    2258121 You receive error code: 0x80070646, error code: 646, or error code: 1606 when you use Windows Update or Microsoft Update
  • Download the update package to your computer from the following Microsoft Download Center website, and then double-click the .msp file to install the update: 

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

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Local support according to your country:
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File hash information

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Prerequisites to apply this security update

There are no prerequisites for installing this security update.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you install this security update.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
2680317 : MS12-028: Description of the security update for Microsoft Works 9: April 10, 2012

Removal information

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

File information

The English (United States) version of this security update 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.
For all editions of Microsoft Works 9
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
orks632.cnv9.11.707.083,80005-Sep-201223:25Not applicable