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MS13-057: Description of the security update for Windows Media Format Runtime 9 and 9.5 (wmvdmod.dll), and for Windows Media Player 11 and 12: July 9, 2013

Support for Windows XP has ended

Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

Support for Windows Server 2003 ended on July 14, 2015

Microsoft ended support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-057. To view the complete security bulletin, visit 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 Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country:International Support

More information

Known issues with this security update

  • Users of Windows XP SP3 may experience problems where WMV files that are protected by digital rights management (DRM) do not play. As a workaround, we recommend that users install Windows Media Player 11 to eliminate this problem.
  • Windows Update will not offer this security update to Windows RT-based computers until update 2808380 is installed. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    2808380 Windows RT-based device cannot download software updates or Windows Store apps
  • August 13, 2013: This update was re-released to resolve the following issue for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

    August 27, 2013: This update was re-released to resolve the following issue for Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, and Windows Server 2008 SP2.

    If you use some of the following software, you might have experienced issues after you installed the initial release version of this security update. In some cases, WMV video files might have failed to successfully encode or decode. Once you apply this re-released security update, this issue is resolved. 
    • Adobe After Effects
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe Prelude
    • Adobe Premiere Elements
    • Adobe Premiere Pro
    • Camtasia Studio
    • Dragon Quest X
    • Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
    • Kandoukantan! Photomovie
    • Rome Total War
    • Rome Total War: Barbarian Invasion
    • Serif MoviePlus
    • SKYMENU Pro
    • YouTube Movie Maker
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.

Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 file information

  • The files that apply to a specific milestone (SPn) and service branch (QFE, GDR) are noted in the "SP requirement" and "Service branch" columns.
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. QFE service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
  • In addition to the files that are listed in these tables, this software update also installs an associated security catalog file (KBnumber.cat) that is signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows XP

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Wmvdmod.dll9.0.0.4512810,49631-Jul-201322:11x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003 and of Windows XP Professional x64 edition

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Wwmvdmod.dll10.0.0.4010826,36801-Aug-201304:24x86

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2003

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Wmvdmod.dll10.0.0.4010826,36831-Jul-201313:48x86

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.0.6002. 18xxxWindows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2SP2GDR
    6.0.6002. 23xxxWindows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2SP2LDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
Note The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Wmvdecod.dll6.0.6002.189091,548,28802-Aug-201304:09x86
Wmvdecod.dll6.0.6002.231821,548,28802-Aug-201302:48x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Wmvdecod.dll6.0.6002.189091,706,49602-Aug-201314:06x64
Wmvdecod.dll6.0.6002.231821,705,98402-Aug-201303:43x64
Wmvdecod.dll6.0.6002.189091,548,28802-Aug-201304:09x86
Wmvdecod.dll6.0.6002.231821,548,28802-Aug-201302:48x86

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.1.7601. 18xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2SP1GDR
    6.1.7601. 22xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2SP1LDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
Note The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Wmvdecod.dll6.1.7601.182211,620,99225-Jul-201308:57x86
Wmvdecod.dll6.1.7601.224021,620,99225-Jul-201308:53x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Wmvdecod.dll6.1.7601.182211,888,76825-Jul-201309:25x64
Wmvdecod.dll6.1.7601.224021,888,76825-Jul-201309:22x64
Wmvdecod.dll6.1.7601.182211,620,99225-Jul-201308:57x86
Wmvdecod.dll6.1.7601.224021,620,99225-Jul-201308:53x86

Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 file information

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.2.920 0.16 xxxWindows 8 and Windows Server 2012RTMGDR
    6.2.920 0.20 xxxWindows 8 and Windows Server 2012RTMLDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
Note The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) that are installed are not listed.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Wmvdecod.dll6.2.9200.166042,620,92804-May-201304:57x86
Wmvdecod.dll6.2.9200.207082,620,92804-May-201305:10x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Wmvdecod.dll6.2.9200.166042,842,11204-May-201306:59x64
Wmvdecod.dll6.2.9200.207082,842,11204-May-201305:44x64
Wmvdecod.dll6.2.9200.166042,620,92804-May-201304:57x86
Wmvdecod.dll6.2.9200.207082,620,92804-May-201305:10x86
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Article ID: 2803821 - Last Review: 09/26/2014 19:58:00 - Revision: 10.0

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