MS16-035: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 in Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2: March 8, 2016

Summary

This update resolves a vulnerability in the Microsoft .NET Framework. The security feature bypass exists in a .NET Framework component that does not properly validate certain elements of a signed XML document. To learn more about this vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-035.

To install this update, you must have Windows Installer 3.1 or a later version installed on the computer.

How to obtain and install this update

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to get security updates automatically, see the "Turn on automatic updating in the Control Panel" section of this Safety & Security Center article.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. To install this update, follow the install instructions on the download page.

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Update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3141780 .

Update removal information

Note We do not recommend that you remove any security update.

To remove this update, use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.

Update restart information

This update does not require a system restart after you apply it unless files that are being updated are locked or are being used.

Update replacement information

This update replaces previously released updates 2863253 and 3035485 .

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Applies to

This article applies to the following:
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 when used with:
    • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
    • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
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Article ID: 3135982 - Last Review: Mar 11, 2016 - Revision: 1

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2

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