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MS08-052: Description of the security update for GDI+ for Visual Studio 2008: September 9, 2008

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INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-052. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

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

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Known issues with this security update

  • After you install this security update, or any update that adds a new Windows Installer feature to Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) 2008, you may receive the following error message when you try to repair, to install, or to uninstall VSTS 2008:
    A problem has been encountered while loading the setup components. Canceling setup.
    For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    959417Error message when you try to repair, uninstall, or install Visual Studio Team System 2008 after you install an update that adds a new Windows Installer feature: "A problem has been encountered while loading the setup components"
  • To install this security update, you must have Windows Installer 3.1 installed on your computer. To obtain the latest Windows Installer for your computer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Command line switches for this update

For more information about the various command line switches that are supported by this update, visit the following Microsoft Web sites: For more information about Windows Installer, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:

File information

The English (United States) version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
File NameVersionDateTimeSize
Microsoft.Reportviewer.Webforms.dll9.0.21022.14321-Jul-200810:501,810,432
Reportviewer.exe9.0.21022.14331-Jul-200800:283,008,064
RSClientPrint.cab21-Jul-200814:151,184,828

Update removal information

To remove this update, use the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.
security update patch bulletin Visual Studio VS 2008 VS2008 flaw vulnerability malicious attacker exploit gdiplus.dll GDI+
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Article ID: 952241 - Last Review: 05/09/2012 17:41:00 - Revision: 4.0

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Shell (isolated mode) Redistributable Package
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Suite
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Development Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Test Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Architecture Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition
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  • Windows Web Server 2008
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