MS11-066: Description of the security update for Microsoft Chart Controls for .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1: August 9, 2011


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS11-066. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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Known issues with this security update

  • By default, this update tries to write a log file to a temp directory that is specified in the registry (%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Temp). If this directory does not exist or is unavailable, the installation will fail. To resolve this issue, you can try the following:
    • Run the installation from the command line, and provide a valid path to a directory for the log file to be written. For example, in the following command, replace <directory> by using a valid directory path, such as C:\Temp:
      MSChart_KB2500170.exe /log <directory>

Prerequisites to apply this security update

There are no prerequisites for installing this security update.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this security update.

Security update replacement information

This security update does not replace a previously released security update.

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 versions of Microsoft Chart Controls for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
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Applies To

This article applies to the following Microsoft product:
  • Microsoft Chart Controls for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1