Resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Silverlight that could allow remote code execution on a client system if a user views a specially crafted webpage by using a web browser that can run Silverlight applications.
Microsoft has released the security bulletin MS13-052. You can view the complete security bulletin by going to one of the following Microsoft websites:
Microsoft update and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
If you have an earlier version of Silverlight installed on your computer, this update is available from Microsoft Update and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) as an important update and will be offered as the following:
Update for Microsoft Silverlight (KB 2847559)
If you do not have an earlier version of Silverlight installed, this update is also available from Microsoft Update and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) as an optional update and will be offered as the following:
Microsoft Silverlight (KB 2847559)
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Windows Vista and Windows 7
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Update release history
For information about non-security-related fixes that are included in this update in addition to the release history for Microsoft Silverlight 5, go to the following Microsoft website:
The English (United States) version of this security 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 more information about Silverlight, go to the following Microsoft websites: