This security update resolves vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Graphics Component on Microsoft Windows. These vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution and information disclosure in GDI+ and Windows Graphic Component if a user either visits a specially crafted website or opens a specially crafted document. To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-013 and Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-011.
- If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.
How to obtain and install this update
Microsoft Update Catalog
To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
Update deployment information
For deployment information about this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 4013075.
Update removal information
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 update 3204724.
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.
Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information
The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.