MS14-027: Description of the security update for Windows systems that do not have update 2919355 installed: May 13, 2014

Applies to: Windows 8.1Windows 8.1 EnterpriseWindows 8.1 Pro

Introduction


This security update resolves a vulnerability in Windows that could allow elevation of privilege if an attacker runs a specially crafted application that uses ShellExecute.

Summary


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-027. 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:
TechNet Security Support and Troubleshooting

Help protect your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus and Security Solution Center

Local support according to your country:
International Support

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). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.