MS13-047: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: June 11, 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The update that this article describes has been replaced by a newer update.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 MS13-047. 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 Windows-based computer 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 2808380 has been installed. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    2808380 Windows RT-based device cannot download software updates or Windows Store apps

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 that you are running and the version of the affected application. Please view the individual articles to determine your update status.
Article numberArticle title
2856749 Frame rate drops when you move the pointer over Flash content on a webpage in Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
2856748 (NTSTATUS) 0xc000041d" error occurs when you click a link in a web-based application in Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
2856746 Internet Explorer freezes when you close a webpage during an XHR request
2856744 My Web Sites folder is not displayed in Windows Explorer when you try upload files to a website in Windows 7
2856739 You cannot use a symbolic link to run an .exe file or execute a script file in Internet Explorer 10
2856741 You encounter certain issues when you use the OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) application on a Windows RT-based or Windows 8-based device that uses Internet Explorer 10

Hotfixes

Security update 2838727 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 2838727 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 2838727, 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

NoteIn 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). 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 widely released to address widespread, critical issues. QFE service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely 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
    6.0.6002.23xxxWindows 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
    6.1.7600.17xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2RTMGDR
    6.1.7600.21xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2RTMLDR
    6.1.7601.18xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2SP1GDR
    6.1.7601.22xxxWindows 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 you are running or whether your version is a 32-bit version or 64-bit version, open System Information (Msinfo32.exe), and then 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