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MS12-059: Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio could allow remote code execution: August 14, 2012

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS12-059. To view the complete security bulletin, go to one of the following Microsoft websites:

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about this security update

Why was this bulletin revised on December 11, 2012?

Microsoft revised this bulletin to offer the rerelease of security update 2687508 for Visio 2010. This revision addresses an issue with specific digital certificates that were generated by Microsoft without the correct time stamp attributes.For more information, see Microsoft Security Advisory 2749655.

More information about this security update

Known issues and additional information about this security update

The following articles contain additional information about this security update as it relates to individual product versions. The articles may contain known issue information. If this is the case, the known issue is listed below each article link.
  • 2597171 MS12-059: Description of the security update for Visio 2010: August 14, 2012
  • 2598287 MS12-059: Description of the security update for Visio 2010 Viewer: August 14, 2012
  • 2687508 MS12-059: Description of the security update for Visio 2010: August 14, 2012

File hash information

Publisher FilenameSHA1SHA2
update security_patch security_update security bug flaw vulnerability malicious attacker exploit registry unauthenticated buffer overrun overflow specially-formed scope specially-crafted denial of service dos

Applies to

This article applies to the following:
  • Microsoft Visio 2010 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Visio 2010 Viewer Service Pack 1

Article ID: 2733918 - Last Review: 12/11/2012 21:02:00 - Revision: 2.3

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