MS13-096: Vulnerability in Microsoft Graphics component could allow remote code execution: December 10, 2013

INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-096. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

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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.

  • 2817641 MS13-096: Description of the security update for the 2007 Office system and the Office Compatibility Pack: December 10, 2013
  • 2817670 MS13-096: Description of the security update for Office 2010: December 10, 2013
  • 2850047 MS13-096: Description of the security update for Office 2003: December 10, 2013
  • 2850057 MS13-096: Description of the security update for Lync 2013: December 10, 2013
  • 2899393 MS13-096: Description of the security update for Lync 2010 Attendee (user level install): December 10, 2013
  • 2899395 MS13-096: Description of the security update for Lync 2010 Attendee (Administrator level installation): December 10, 2013
  • 2899397 MS13-096: Description of the security update for Lync 2010: December 10, 2013
  • 2901674  MS13-096: Description of the security update for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008: December 10, 2013

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