MS14-084: Description of the security update for VBScript 5.8: December 9, 2014

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 MS14-084. To learn more about this security bulletin:

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
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 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 x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Spuninst.exe6.3.4.1221,48816-May-201403:14x86NoneNot Applicable
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.23642420,86426-Nov-201400:29x86SP2SP2QFE

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2003

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Spuninst.exe6.3.4.1293,16826-Nov-201400:38x64NoneNot Applicable
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.23642609,79226-Nov-201400:36x64SP2SP2QFE
Wvbscript.dll5.8.6001.23642420,86426-Nov-201400:36x86SP2SP2QFE\WOW

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
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.19587420,86414-Nov-201407:17x86
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.23642420,86414-Nov-201408:56x86

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

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.19587609,79214-Nov-201408:54x64
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.23642609,79214-Nov-201403:04x64
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.19587420,86414-Nov-201407:17x86
Vbscript.dll5.8.6001.23642420,86414-Nov-201408:56x86

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
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.18648428,54430-Oct-201401:46x86
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.22856428,54430-Oct-201402:14x86

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

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.18648610,30430-Oct-201402:04x64
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.22856610,30430-Oct-201402:20x64
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.18648428,54430-Oct-201401:46x86
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.22856428,54430-Oct-201402:14x86

For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.186481,158,65630-Oct-201401:23IA-64
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.228561,158,65630-Oct-201401:26IA-64
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.18648428,54430-Oct-201401:46x86
Vbscript.dll5.8.7601.22856428,54430-Oct-201402:14x86
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Article ID: 3012176 - Last Review: 12/09/2014 19:43:00 - Revision: 1.1

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