MS13-054: Vulnerability in GDI+ could allow remote code execution: July 9, 2013

Introduction

This update resolves a vulnerability that could allow remote code execution on a client system if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits a specially crafted webpage that embeds TrueType font files.

Summary

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-054. To view the complete security bulletin, go to one of the following Microsoft websites:

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More information about this security update

Known issues and additional information about this security update

The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information. If this is the case, the known issue is listed below each article link.
  • 2687276 MS13-054: Description of the security update for Office 2010 Service Pack 1: July 9, 2013
  • 2687309 MS13-054: Description of the security update for 2007 Office suite Service Pack 3: July 9, 2013
  • 2817480 MS13-054: Description of the security update for Office 2003 Service Pack 3: July 9, 2013

    The following is the known issue in security update 2817480 . For more information about this known issue, see security update 2817480 .
  • 2834886 MS13-054: Description of the security update for Windows GDI+: July 9, 2013
  • 2835361 MS13-054: Description of the security update for Windows DirectWrite: July 9, 2013
  • 2835364 MS13-054: Description of the security update for Windows Journal: July 9, 2013
  • 2856545 MS13-054: Description of the security update for Visual Studio .NET 2003 Service Pack 1: July 9, 2013
  • 2843160 MS13-054: Description of the security update for Lync 2010: July 9, 2013

    The following are the known issues in security update 2843160 . For more information about these known issues, see security update 2843160 .
    • When you install an update for Lync 2010, you are not prompted to close the application (Microsoft Lync 2010).

  • 2843162 MS13-054: Description of the security update for Lync 2010 Attendee (user level install): July 9, 2013
  • 2843163 MS13-054: Description of the security update for Lync 2010 Attendee (Administrator level installation): July 9, 2013
  • 2817465 MS13-054: Description of the security update for Lync 2013: July 9, 2013
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Applies to

This article applies to the following:
  • Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1
  • 2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Lync 2010
  • Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee
  • Windows 8
  • Windows RT
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
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Article ID: 2848295 - Last Review: Jul 11, 2013 - Revision: 1

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