MS14-022: Description of the security update for SharePoint Designer 2013: May 13, 2014

Applies to: SharePoint Designer 2013

Introduction


This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office server and productivity software that could allow remote code execution if an authenticated attacker sends specially crafted page content to a target SharePoint server.

Summary


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-022. To learn more about this security bulletin:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals:
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Local support according to your country:
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Known issues with this security update


After you install this security update on all SharePoint servers, you have to run the PSconfig tool to complete the installation.

Prerequisites to apply this security update

To install this security update, you must have Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2013 installed on the computer.

Restart information

You 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.

Learn about why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer.

Security update replacement information

This security update does not replace a previously released security update.

Removal information

You cannot remove this security update.