MS13-045: Vulnerability in Windows Essentials could allow information disclosure: May 14, 2013


Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-045. To view the complete security bulletin, go to one of the following Microsoft websites:

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Note This security update does not resolve the vulnerability in Windows Live Writer 2011 when it is used on a Windows Vista-based computer. Also, Windows Live Writer 2011 is no longer supported for use in Windows Vista. Therefore, we recommend that you uninstall the program. For more information about a fixit solution that you can use to uninstall Writer 2011, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Description of the fixit solution for Windows Essentials 2011: May 7, 2013


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.