MS13-052: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 on Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Windows Vista Service Pack 2, and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2: July 9, 2013

Introduction

This update resolves a vulnerability in the Microsoft .NET Framework that could allow elevation of privilege on a client system if a user views a specially crafted webpage by using a web browser that can run XAML Browser Applications (XBAPs).

Summary

Microsoft has released the security bulletin MS13-052. You can view the complete security bulletin by going to one of the following Microsoft websites: 

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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Download information

This update is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:


Prerequisites

To install this update, you must have Windows Installer 3.1 or a later version installed on the computer. To obtain the latest version of Windows Installer, go to the following Microsoft website:

Command-line switches for this update

For information about the various command-line switches that are supported by this update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2844699 Command-line switches for Microsoft .NET Framework security update packages

Restart information

This update does not require a system restart after you apply the update unless the files that are being updated are locked or are being used.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any previously released update.

Update removal information

Note We do not recommend that you remove any security update.

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

This article applies to the following:
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 when used with:
    • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
    • Windows XP Service Pack 3
    • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
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Article ID: 2840629 - Last Review: Jul 11, 2013 - Revision: 1

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