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MS13-004: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 on Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 for Itanium Systems, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008: January 8, 2013

Microsoft has released the security bulletin MS13-004. You can view the complete security bulletin by going to one of the following Microsoft websites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet security troubleshooting and support

Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support based on your region and country: International support

Known issues with this security update

  • In certain situations on computers that are running Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Windows Server 2008 SP2, you may be reoffered this security update, even though the update is already installed correctly. This is a detection issue only, and you do not have to reinstall this security update if it is already installed.


    To work around this issue, install update 982525. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    982525 An update rollup is available for the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 in Windows Vista SP2 and in Windows Server 2008 SP2
    This detection issue was resolved in the current revision of this security update. That revision was released February 12, 2013.  

    Note for Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server administrators We recommend that WSUS administrators sync their WSUS servers with Microsoft Update, approve the new revision of security update 2742597, and decline the old version of security update 2742597 if their server is not set for automatic Revision to Updates.

Download information

This update is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:


To install this update, you must have Windows Installer 3.1 or a later version installed on the computer. To obtain the latest version of Windows Installer, go to the following Microsoft website:

Command-line switches for this update

For information about the various command-line switches that are supported by this update, go to the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website:

Restart information

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

Update replacement information

This update replaces the following update:
2698023 MS12-074: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 on Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 for Itanium Systems, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008: November 13, 2012

2656370 MS12-025: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 on Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 64-bit Edition, Windows Server 2003 Itanium Edition, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008: April 10, 2012

Update removal information

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

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

File information

The English (United States) version of this update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

For all supported x86-based versions of systems
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
mscorlib.ldoNot Applicable10,92409-Oct-201217:03
System.ldoNot Applicable11,94809-Oct-201218:32

Applies to

This article applies to the following:
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 when used with:
    • Windows XP Service Pack 3
    • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 x64 Edition
    • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 for Itanium Systems
    • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
    • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2

Article ID: 2742597 - Last Review: 02/21/2013 17:20:00 - Revision: 3.0

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