MS15-049: Vulnerability in Silverlight could allow elevation of privilege: May 12, 2015

Applies to: SilverlightSilverlight

Summary


This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Silverlight. The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if a specially crafted Silverlight application is run on an affected system. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker would first have to log on to the system or convince a user who is logged on to execute the specially crafted application.

Introduction


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS15-049. 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.