MS14-072: Vulnerability in the .NET Framework could allow elevation of privilege: November 11, 2014


Introduction


This update resolves a vulnerability in the Microsoft .NET Framework that could allow elevation of privilege.

Summary


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-072. 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

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More Information


More information about this update

The following articles contain more information about this update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain information that is specific to the individual updates, such as download URL, prerequisites, and command-line switches.

The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5, 4.5.1, and 4.5.2
  • 2978126 MS14-072: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 4.5.1 and 4.5.2 on Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2: November 11, 2014
  • 2978127 MS14-072: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 4.5, 4.5.1, and 4.5.2 on Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Server 2012: November 11, 2014
  • 2978128 MS14-072: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 4.5, 4.5.1, and 4.5.2 on Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1, Windows Vista Service Pack 2, and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2: November 11, 2014
The Microsoft .NET Framework 4
  • 2978125 MS14-072: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 4 on Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2: November 11, 2014
The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1
  • 2978120 MS14-072: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1: November 11, 2014
The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
  • 2978122 MS14-072: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2: November 11, 2014
  • 2978121 MS14-072: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012: November 11, 2014
The Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
  • 2978116 MS14-072: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 on Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2: November 11, 2014
  • 2978124 MS14-072: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 on Windows Server 2003: November 11, 2014
The Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1
  • 2978114 MS14-072: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 32-bit edition: November 11, 2014

Update replacement information

Update replacement information for each specific update can be found in the Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that correspond to this update.



Applies to

This article applies to the following:
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 when used with:
    • Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Windows 8.1
    • Windows RT 8.1
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Windows 8
    • Windows RT
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
    • Windows 7 Service Pack 1
    • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
    • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 when used with:
    • Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Windows 8.1
    • Windows RT 8.1
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Windows 8
    • Windows RT
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
    • Windows 7 Service Pack 1
    • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
    • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 when used with:
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Windows 8
    • Windows RT
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
    • Windows 7 Service Pack 1
    • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
    • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 when used with:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
    • Windows 7 Service Pack 1
    • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
    • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 when used with:
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
    • Windows 7 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 when used with:
    • Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Windows 8.1
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Windows 8
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 when used with:
    • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
    • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 when used with:
    • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2