MS13-010: Vulnerability in vector markup language could allow remote code execution: February 12, 2013

INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-010. To view the complete security bulletin, visit 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

Note If you are running Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview on Windows Server 2008 R2, you must obtain this security update from the Microsoft Download Center. This update will not be distributed for Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview on Windows Server 2008 R2 on Windows Update. For more information, visit the following Microsoft webpage:

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

FILE INFORMATION

File hash 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). Be aware 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 6 on all supported 32-bit versions of Windows XP
Internet Explorer 6 on all supported 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2003
Internet Explorer 6 on all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2003
Internet Explorer 6 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003 and of Windows XP Professional

Internet Explorer 7

Internet Explorer 7 on all supported 32-bit versions of Windows XP
Internet Explorer 7 on all supported 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2003
Internet Explorer 7 on all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2003
Internet Explorer 7 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003 and of Windows XP Professional 

Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 8 on all supported 32-bit versions of Windows XP
Internet Explorer 8 on all supported 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2003
Internet Explorer 8 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003 and of Windows XP Professional 

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 7 on all supported 32-bit versions of Windows Vista and of Windows Server 2008
Internet Explorer 7 on all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008
Internet Explorer 7 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista and of Windows Server 2008

Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 8 on all supported 32-bit versions of Windows Vista and of Windows Server 2008
Internet Explorer 8 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista and of Windows Server 2008

Internet Explorer 9

Internet Explorer 9 on all supported 32-bit versions of Windows Vista and of Windows Server 2008
Internet Explorer 9 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista and of Windows Server 2008

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 8 on all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
Internet Explorer 8 on all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2
Internet Explorer 8 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2

Internet Explorer 9

Internet Explorer 9 on all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
Internet Explorer 9 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2

Internet Explorer 10

Internet Explorer 10 on all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
Internet Explorer 10 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2

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

Internet Explorer 10 on all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8
Internet Explorer 10 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8 and of Windows Server 2012

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 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
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Article ID: 2797052 - Last Review: Feb 18, 2013 - Revision: 1

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