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Note: This security update applies to all Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 editions except Isolated and Integrated Shells, Build Tools, Remote Tools, and Express for Web.


A remote code execution vulnerability exists within VSGraphics in Microsoft Visual Studio 2013.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see CVE-2022-35826, CVE-2022-35825, CVE-2022-35777, and CVE-2022-35827

How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Download

The following file is available for download:

Download icon Download the hotfix package now.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website. 

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To apply this security update, you must have Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 installed.

Restart requirement

We recommend that you close Visual Studio 2013 before you install this security update. Otherwise, you may have to restart the computer after you apply this security update if a file that is being updated is open or in use by Visual Studio.

Security update replacement information

This security update doesn't replace other security updates.

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Installation verification

To verify that this security update is applied correctly, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Visual Studio 2013 program folder.

  2. Locate the libfbxsdk.dll file in the Microsoft Visual Studio 12.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\VsGraphics folder.

  3. Verify that the file version is equal to or greater than 2020.3.1.0.

If you elected to install the optional component (Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.0/8.1 Tools), follow these additional steps:

  1. Locate the libfbxsdk.dll file in the Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\VsGraphics folder.

  2. Verify that the file version is equal to or greater than 2020.3.1.0.

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