MS13-097: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: December 10, 2013

The update that this article describes has been replaced by a newer update. We recommend that you 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 MS13-097. Learn more about how to obtain the fixes that are included in 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:
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

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 and the version of the affected application. Please view the individual articles to determine your update status.
Article numberArticle title
2899022 Script error message is displayed unexpectedly in a webpage that is opened by a showModalDialog function in Internet Explorer
2904079 Animated DIV elements flicker in Internet Explorer 9
2916451 Active window changes after you close an authentication dialog box in Internet Explorer 10 or Internet Explorer 11
2916740 Internet Explorer 11 crashes when you go to a webpage that uses web workers
2916744 Scroll position is reset to zero incorrectly when the scroll bar is disabled in Internet Explorer 10
2916759 RDP session does not close automatically after you close Internet Explorer 10 by clicking the Close button
2916825 Download Manager window does not close automatically when you open a download link outside Internet Explorer 9
2917027 You cannot download a file to a remote file share in Internet Explorer 10
2917465 AppCache fallback page is not displayed when you try to open a noncached webpage in Internet Explorer 10
2917478 Remember my credentials check box is displayed after you disable the check box in Internet Explorer 9 in Windows 7
2918667 Memory leak occurs when inserting nested tables by using the innerHTML property of an element in Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 10, or Internet Explorer 11
2898362 XML document renders as blank in Internet Explorer 9

Hotfixes

Security update 2898785 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 2898785 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 2898785, 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

Note In addition to installing hotfix files, you should 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). Note 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
Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information
Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 file information
Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 file information
File hash information

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 that you are running or whether it is a 32-bit version or 64-bit version, open System Information (Msinfo32.exe), and 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
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Article ID: 2898785 - Last Review: Feb 13, 2014 - Revision: 1

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