This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Server software that could allow remote code execution in the context of the W3WP service account.
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-067. To view the complete security bulletin, go to one of the following Microsoft websites:
- Home users:
Skip the details: Download the updates for your home computer or laptop from the Microsoft Update website now:
- 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
More information about this security update
Known issues with this security updateAfter you install this security update on all SharePoint servers, you have to run the PSconfig tool to complete the installation. For more information about how to use the PSconfig tool, see PSconfig command-line reference (SharePoint Server 2010).
Restart informationYou may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.
In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message is displayed that advises you to restart the computer.
To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install this security update.
See Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer for more information.
Removal informationThis security update cannot be removed.
Article ID: 2817372 - Last Review: Sep 13, 2013 - Revision: 1
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1