MS13-009: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: February 12, 2013


The update that this article describes has been replaced by a newer update. To resolve this problem, install the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To install the most current update, visit the following Microsoft website:
For more technical information about the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft website:

INTRODUCTION




Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-009. To view the complete security bulletin, go to one of the following Microsoft websites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help 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

More Information


Known issues with this security update

  • Windows Update will not offer this security update to Windows RT-based computers until update KB2808380 has been installed. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

    2808380 Windows Update service freezes after a Windows RT-based computer enters the "connected standby" state
  • This security update may be offered to a computer that is running Windows Server 2012 Server Core, even through it is not an affected product.

Non-security-related fixes that are included in this security update

General distribution release (GDR) fixes

Individual updates may not be installed, depending on the version of Windows and the version of the affected application. Please view the individual articles to determine your update status.

Article numberArticle title
2809416 A closed InPrivate tab is recovered when you press Ctrl+Shift+T in Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8
2809414 Update to the Internet Explorer Upgrade Advisor list in Internet Explorer 10
2809413 You cannot run a WebBrowser Control-based application to download a file in Internet Explorer 9
2809412 Windows Store does not open when you click "View in Windows Store" on a description of a Windows Store app in Internet Explorer 10
2809411 Media Engine instances are muted when you disable "Play sounds in webpages" in Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8
2809410 Update to improve the top-level domain list of Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, and Internet Explorer 10
2807931 RSS feeds are not displayed in Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7-based and Windows Server 2008 R2-based computers
2807924 MouseMove event is prevented until the next MSPointerDown event when the preventDefault() function is called in Internet Explorer 10
2807923 Quota error occurs for operations that do not count toward quota in Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
2807922 ActiveX components unexpectedly load in Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8
2807921 You cannot scroll through a webpage by using the keyboard in Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8
2807920 Error when you view a webpage that opens a JavaScript URL that contains the "window.open" method in Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
2807919 Internet Explorer 10 freezes when you click "Stop script" on a script freeze dialog box in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
2793902 Favorites folder is not displayed in Internet Explorer 10 after you redirect the folder in Windows 8
2792419 "'fileName' is undefined" error when you open the printer Help file from the Printer Properties dialog box in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

Hotfixes

Security update 2792100 packages for Windows XP and for Windows Server 2003 include Internet Explorer hotfix files and general distribution release (GDR) files. If no existing Internet Explorer files are from the hotfix environment, security update 2792100 installs the GDR files.

Hotfixes are intended to correct only the problems that are described in the Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that are associated with the hotfixes. Apply hotfixes only to systems that are experiencing these specific problems.

These hotfixes may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains these hotfixes. For more information about how to install the hotfixes that are included in security update 2792100, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
897225 How to install hotfixes that are included in cumulative security updates for Internet Explorer

Note In addition to installing hotfix files, review the Microsoft Knowledge Base article that is associated with the specific hotfix that you have to install to determine the registry modification that is required to enable that specific hotfix.

For more information about how to determine whether your existing Internet Explorer files are from the hotfix or from the GDR environment, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824994 Description of the contents of Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2003 software update packages

FILE INFORMATION


The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Note that dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time bias. The dates and times may also change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 file information

  • The files that apply to a specific milestone (SPn) and service branch (QFE, GDR) are noted in the "SP requirement" and "Service branch" columns.
  • GDR service branches contain only fixes that are broadly released to address widespread, critical issues. QFE service branches contain hotfixes in addition to broadly released fixes.
  • In addition to the files that are listed in these tables, this software update also installs an associated security catalog file (KBnumber.cat) that is signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

Internet Explorer 6

Internet Explorer 7

Internet Explorer 8

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.0.6002.18xxxWindows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2SP2GDR
    6.0.6002.22xxxWindows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2SP2LDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
Note The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

Internet Explorer 7

Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 9

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.1.7600.16xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2RTMGDR
    6.1.7600.20xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2RTMLDR
    6.1.7601.17xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2SP1GDR
    6.1.7601.21xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2SP1LDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
Note The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 9

Internet Explorer 10

Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 file information

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM,SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.2.920 0.16 xxxWindows 8 and Windows Server 2012RTMGDR
    6.2.920 0.20 xxxWindows 8 and Windows Server 2012RTMLDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
Note The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

Internet Explorer 10

How to determine whether you are running a 32-bit or a 64-bit edition of Windows

If you are not sure which version of Windows that you are running or whether it is a 32-bit version or 64-bit version, open System Information (Msinfo32.exe), and review the value that is listed for System Type. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then click Run, or click Start Search.
  2. Type msinfo32.exe and then press ENTER.
  3. In System Information, review the value for System Type.
    • For 32-bit editions of Windows, the System Type value is x86-based PC.
    • For 64-bit editions of Windows, the System Type value is x64-based PC.
For more information about how to determine whether you are running a 32-bit or 64-bit edition of Windows, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
827218 How to determine whether a computer is running a 32-bit version or a 64-bit version of the Windows operating system