MS15-029: Vulnerability in Windows Photo Decoder component could allow information disclosure: March 10, 2015

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 StandardWindows Server 2012 R2 Essentials More

Summary


This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if a user browses to a website that contains a specially crafted JPEG XR (.JXR) image. This vulnerability would not allow an attacker to execute code or to elevate his or her user rights directly. But this vulnerability could be used to obtain information that could be used to try to further compromise the affected system. 

Introduction


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS15-029. To learn more about this security bulletin:

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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.