MS14-011: Description of the security update for Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript) 5.7: 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) 5.7 installed on the computer.

VBScript 5.7 is installed by the following:

  • Internet Explorer 7

  • Windows Server 2008. Versions include the following:

    • x86-based

    • x86-based Service Pack 2 (SP2)

    • x64-based

    • x64-based SP2

    • Itanium-based

    • Itanium-based SP2

  • Windows Vista. Versions include the following:

    • x86-based,

    • x86-based Service Pack 1 (SP1)

    • x86-based SP2

    • x64-based

    • x64-based SP1

    • x64-based SP2

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3

  • Windows Script Host 5.7

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 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 5.7.0.18066.

If the file version starts with 5.7, as in the example, VBScript 5.7 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:

981349 MS10-022: Description of the security update for Visual Basic Scripting (VBScript) 5.7: April 13, 2010

Removal information

To remove this security update, take one of the following actions:

  • 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 following folder:

    %Windir%\$NTUninstallKB981349$\Spuninst

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.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows XP SP3

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23292

434,176

31-Dec-2013

00:45

x86

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2003 SP3

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23292

434,176

31-Dec-2013

00:42

x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server2003 SP2 and Windows XP Professional

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

SP requirement

Service branch

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23292

603,136

31-Dec-2013

14:21

x64

SP2

SP2QFE

Wvbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23292

434,176

31-Dec-2013

14:21

x86

SP2

SP2QFE\WOW

For all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2003 SP2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

SP requirement

Service branch

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23292

1,154,048

31-Dec-2013

14:20

IA-64

SP2

SP2QFE

Wvbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23292

434,176

31-Dec-2013

14:20

x86

SP2

SP2QFE\WOW

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Vista, Windows Vista SP1, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 SP2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.19005

430,080

13-Dec-2013

02:13

x86

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23292

434,176

13-Dec-2013

03:01

x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 SP2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.19005

602,624

13-Dec-2013

04:34

x64

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23292

603,136

13-Dec-2013

03:44

x64

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.19005

430,080

13-Dec-2013

02:13

x86

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23292

434,176

13-Dec-2013

03:01

x86

For all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.19005

1,152,512

13-Dec-2013

03:51

IA-64

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23292

1,154,048

13-Dec-2013

02:26

IA-64

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.19005

430,080

13-Dec-2013

02:13

x86

Vbscript.dll

5.7.6002.23292

434,176

13-Dec-2013

03:01

x86

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