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MS14-011: Description of the security update for Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript) 5.8: February 11, 2014

INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-011. To view the complete security bulletin, go 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 Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center

Local support according to your country: International Support

Prerequisites to apply this security update

To install this security update, you must have Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript) 5.8 installed on the computer.

VBScript 5.8 is installed by the following:
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 9.0
  • Internet Explorer 10.0
  • Internet Explorer 11.0
  • Windows 7 (x86-based and x64-based)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64-based and Itanium-based)
  • Windows 8 (x86-based and x64-based)
  • Windows RT
  • Windows 2012 (x64-based)
  • Windows 8.1 (x86-based and x64-based)
  • Windows RT 8.1
  • Windows 2012 R2 (x64-based)
To determine the version of VBScript that is installed on the computer, follow these steps:
  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Locate the following directory:
    %systemroot%\System32
  3. Right-click the Vbscript.dll file, and then click Properties.
  4. Click the Details tab to view the contents of the File Version field. For example, the file version may be 5.8.6001.18702.
If the file version starts with 5.8, as it does in the example, VBScript 5.8 is installed on the computer.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
981332 MS10-022: Description of the security update for Visual Basic Scripting (VBScript) 5.8: April 13, 2010

Removal information

To remove this security update, do one of the following:
  • Use the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
  • Use the Spuninst.exe utility that is located in the %Windir%\$NTUninstallKB981332$\Spuninst folder.
  • WUSA.exe does not support uninstalling updates. To uninstall an update that was installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates, and then select from the list of updates.
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). Note that dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time and with your current daylight saving time bias. The dates and times may also 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 fixes that are broadly released to address widespread, critical issues. QFE service branches contain hotfixes in addition to broadly 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.

Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 8 on all supported 32-bit versions of Windows XP

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.23552420,86404-Jan-201403:13x86
Updspapi.dll6.3.13.0382,84004-Sep-201311:28x86

Internet Explorer 8 on all supported 32-bit versions of Windows Server 2003

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.23552420,86404-Jan-201403:30x86
Updspapi.dll6.3.4.1379,18408-Jul-201014:23x86

Internet Explorer 8 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP Professional

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.23552609,79204-Jan-201417:10x64SP2SP2QFE
Wvbscript.dll5.8.6001.23552420,86404-Jan-201417:10x86SP2SP2QFE\WOW
Updspapi.dll6.3.4.1462,12804-Jan-201417:10x64NoneNot Applicable

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.

Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 8 on all supported 32-bit versions of Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.19498420,86422-Dec-201315:42x86
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.23552420,86423-Dec-201312:17x86

Internet Explorer 8 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.19498609,79203-Jan-201420:44x64
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.23552609,79223-Dec-201311:52x64
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.19498420,86422-Dec-201315:42x86
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.23552420,86423-Dec-201312:17x86

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
    6.1.7600.17xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2RTMGDR
    6.1.7600.21xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2RTMLDR
    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.

Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer 8 on all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.18337428,03210-Dec-201302:02x86
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.22535428,03210-Dec-201302:07x86

Internet Explorer 8 on all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.183371,158,65610-Dec-201301:36IA-64
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.225351,158,65610-Dec-201301:45IA-64
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.18337428,03210-Dec-201302:02x86
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.22535428,03210-Dec-201302:07x86

Internet Explorer 8 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.18337610,30410-Dec-201302:28x64
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.22535610,30410-Dec-201302:34x64
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.18337428,03210-Dec-201302:02x86
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.22535428,03210-Dec-201302:07x86

Internet Explorer 10

Internet Explorer 10 on all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.9200.16783523,77621-Dec-201307:56x86
Vbscript.dll5.8.9200.20901525,31221-Dec-201308:03x86

Internet Explorer 10 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.9200.16783600,06421-Dec-201309:39x64
Vbscript.dll5.8.9200.20901593,92021-Dec-201308:15x64
Vbscript.dll5.8.9200.16783523,77621-Dec-201307:56x86
Vbscript.dll5.8.9200.20901525,31221-Dec-201308:03x86

Internet Explorer 11

Internet Explorer 11 on all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.9600.16497454,65621-Dec-201308:56x86

Internet Explorer 11 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.9600.16497548,86421-Dec-201309:53x64
Vbscript.dll5.8.9600.16497454,65621-Dec-201308:56x86

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.

Internet Explorer 10

Internet Explorer 10 on all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.9200.16775523,77609-Dec-201300:45x86
Vbscript.dll5.8.9200.20893525,31209-Dec-201300:59x86

Internet Explorer 10 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.9200.16775600,06408-Dec-201323:59x64
Vbscript.dll5.8.9200.20893593,92009-Dec-201300:25x64
Vbscript.dll5.8.9200.16775523,77609-Dec-201300:45x86
Vbscript.dll5.8.9200.20893525,31209-Dec-201300:59x86

Windows Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 file information

Internet Explorer 11

Internet Explorer 11 on all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.9600.16483454,65609-Dec-201301:51x86

Internet Explorer 11 on all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.9600.16483548,86409-Dec-201302:57x64
Vbscript.dll5.8.9600.16483454,65609-Dec-201301:51x86
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