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MS14-046: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 3.5.1 in Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1: August 12, 2014

This update resolves a vulnerability in the Microsoft .NET Framework that could bypass the Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) security feature if a user visits a specially crafted website.
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-046. Learn more about how to obtain the fixes included in this security bulletin:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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More information about this security update

Download information

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

Command-line switches for this update

Learn about the various command-line switches that are supported by this Microsoft .NET Framework update.

Restart information

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

Update replacement information

This update replaces update 2756921.

Update removal information

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

To remove this update, 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 downloadable .csv file. 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.

The following .csv file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Applies to

This article applies to the following:
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 when used with:
    • Windows 7 Service Pack 1
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

Article ID: 2943357 - Last Review: 08/12/2014 17:23:00 - Revision: 1.0

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