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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-033 - Critical

Vulnerabilities in Media Decompression Could Allow Remote Code Execution (979902)

Published: June 08, 2010 | Updated: June 23, 2010

Version: 1.3

General Information

Executive Summary

This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. These vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted media file or receives specially crafted streaming content from a Web site or any application that delivers Web content. An attacker who successfully exploited these vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the local user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

This security update is rated Critical for Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008; Critical for Windows Media Format Runtime on Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003; Critical for Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2; and Important for Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 and x64 on Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008. For more information, see the subsection, Affected and Non-Affected Software, in this section.

The security update addresses the vulnerabilities by modifying the way that Windows parses media files. For more information about the vulnerabilities, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) subsection for the specific vulnerability entry under the next section, Vulnerability Information.

Recommendation. The majority of customers have automatic updating enabled and will not need to take any action because this security update will be downloaded and installed automatically. Customers who have not enabled automatic updating need to check for updates and install this update manually. For information about specific configuration options in automatic updating, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 294871.

For administrators and enterprise installations, or end users who want to install this security update manually, Microsoft recommends that customers apply the update immediately using update management software, or by checking for updates using the Microsoft Update service.

See also the section, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance, later in this bulletin.

Known Issues. Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 979902 documents the currently known issues that customers may experience when installing this security update. The article also documents recommended solutions for these issues. When currently known issues and recommended solutions pertain only to specific releases of this software, this article provides links to further articles.

Affected and Non-Affected Software

The following software have been tested to determine which versions or editions are affected. Other versions or editions are either past their support life cycle or are not affected. To determine the support life cycle for your software version or edition, visit Microsoft Support Lifecycle.

Affected Software

Operating SystemComponentMaximum Security ImpactAggregate Severity RatingBulletins Replaced by this Update
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4Quartz.dll (DirectShow) (DirectX 9)[1]
(KB975562)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS09-028
Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4Windows Media Format Runtime 9[2]
(KB978695)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS09-047
Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4Windows Media Encoder 9 x86
(KB979332)
Remote Code ExecutionImportantNone
Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4Asycfilt.dll (COM component)
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows XP
Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3Quartz.dll (DirectShow)
(KB975562)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS09-028
Windows XP Service Pack 2Windows Media Format Runtime 9, Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 and Windows Media Format Runtime 11
(KB978695)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS09-047
Windows XP Service Pack 3Windows Media Format Runtime 9, Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 and Windows Media Format Runtime 11
(KB978695)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS09-047
Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3Windows Media Encoder 9 x86
(KB979332)
Remote Code ExecutionImportantNone
Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3Asycfilt.dll (COM component)
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Quartz.dll (DirectShow)
(KB975562)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS09-028
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5
(KB978695)

Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition[3]
(KB978695)

Windows Media Format Runtime 11
(KB978695)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS09-047
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Windows Media Encoder 9 x86
(KB979332)

Windows Media Encoder 9 x64
(KB979332)
Remote Code ExecutionImportantNone
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Asycfilt.dll (COM component)
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Quartz.dll (DirectShow)
(KB975562)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS09-028
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5
(KB978695)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS09-047
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Windows Media Encoder 9 x86
(KB979332)
Remote Code ExecutionImportantNone
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Asycfilt.dll (COM component)
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Quartz.dll (DirectShow)
(KB975562)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS09-028
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5
(KB978695)

Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition[3]
(KB978695)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS09-047
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Windows Media Encoder 9 x86
(KB979332)

Windows Media Encoder 9 x64
(KB979332)
Remote Code ExecutionImportantNone
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Asycfilt.dll (COM component)
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based SystemsQuartz.dll (DirectShow)
(KB975562)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS09-028
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based SystemsAsycfilt.dll (COM component)
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Vista
Windows Vista Service Pack 1Quartz.dll (DirectShow)
(KB975562)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS08-033
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2Asycfilt.dll (COM component)
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2Windows Media Encoder 9 x86
(KB979332)
Remote Code ExecutionImportantNone
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1Quartz.dll (DirectShow)
(KB975562)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS08-033
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2Asycfilt.dll (COM component)
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2Windows Media Encoder 9 x86
(KB979332)

Windows Media Encoder 9 x64
(KB979332)
Remote Code ExecutionImportantNone
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit SystemsQuartz.dll (DirectShow)**
(KB975562)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS08-033
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2Asycfilt.dll (COM component)*
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2Windows Media Encoder 9 x86**
(KB979332)
Remote Code ExecutionImportantNone
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based SystemsQuartz.dll (DirectShow)**
(KB975562)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS08-033
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2Asycfilt.dll (COM component)*
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2Windows Media Encoder 9 x86**
(KB979332)

Windows Media Encoder 9 x64**
(KB979332)
Remote Code ExecutionImportantNone
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based SystemsQuartz.dll (DirectShow)
(KB975562)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalMS08-033
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2Asycfilt.dll (COM component)
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows 7
Windows 7 for 32-bit SystemsAsycfilt.dll (COM component)
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows 7 for x64-based SystemsAsycfilt.dll (COM component)
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based SystemsAsycfilt.dll (COM component)*
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based SystemsAsycfilt.dll (COM component)
(KB979482)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone

*Server Core installation affected. This update applies, with the same severity rating, to supported editions of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 as indicated, whether or not installed using the Server Core installation option. For more information on this installation option, see the MSDN articles, Server Core and Server Core for Windows Server 2008 R2. Note that the Server Core installation option does not apply to certain editions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2; see Compare Server Core Installation Options.

**Server Core installation not affected. The vulnerabilities addressed by this update do not affect supported editions of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 as indicated, when installed using the Server Core installation option. For more information on this installation option, see the MSDN articles, Server Core and Server Core for Windows Server 2008 R2. Note that the Server Core installation option does not apply to certain editions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2; see Compare Server Core Installation Options.

[1]The update for Quartz.dll (Direct Show) (DirectX 9) also applies to DirectX 9.0a, DirectX 9.0b, and DirectX 9.0c.

[2]This update package applies to Windows Media Format 9 SDK Runtime on Microsoft Windows 2000 with the Update for DRM-enabled Media Players (KB891122). For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 974316.

[3]If you have installed Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition, you must apply the Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 and Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition security updates in order to be fully protected from the vulnerability discussed in this bulletin.

Non-Affected Software

Operating SystemComponent
Microsoft Windows Server 2000 Service Pack 4DirectX 7
All supported editionsMicrosoft Expression Encoder 3

How do I determine which version of DirectX is installed on my system? 
For information regarding the determination of which version of DirectX is on your system, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 157730.

Note You may not need to determine which version of DirectX is installed on your system; rather, you should apply the updates that apply to your version of Microsoft Windows.

I have Windows 7; do I need to update Windows Media Encoder? 
This update for Windows Media Encoder 9 (KB979332) was designed for Windows Vista and earlier operating systems. Microsoft does not support Windows Media Encoder 9 on Windows 7. If you wish to continue using encoding functionality, you should plan to migrate to the free replacement product, Microsoft Expression Encoder 3 Standard.

Where are the file information details? 
Refer to the reference tables in the Security Update Deployment section for the location of the file information details.

Why does this update address several reported security vulnerabilities? 
This update contains support for several vulnerabilities because the modifications that are required to address these issues are located in related files. Instead of having to install several updates that are almost the same, customers need to install this update only.

I am using an older release of the software discussed in this security bulletin. What should I do? 
The affected software listed in this bulletin have been tested to determine which releases are affected. Other releases are past their support life cycle. For more information about the product lifecycle, visit the Microsoft Support Lifecycle Web site.

It should be a priority for customers who have older releases of the software to migrate to supported releases to prevent potential exposure to vulnerabilities. To determine the support lifecycle for your software release, see Select a Product for Lifecycle Information. For more information about service packs for these software releases, see Lifecycle Supported Service Packs.

Customers who require custom support for older software must contact their Microsoft account team representative, their Technical Account Manager, or the appropriate Microsoft partner representative for custom support options. Customers without an Alliance, Premier, or Authorized Contract can contact their local Microsoft sales office. For contact information, visit the Microsoft Worldwide Information Web site, select the country in the Contact Information list, and then click Go to see a list of telephone numbers. When you call, ask to speak with the local Premier Support sales manager. For more information, see the Microsoft Support Lifecycle Policy FAQ.

Vulnerability Information

The following severity ratings assume the potential maximum impact of the vulnerability. For information regarding the likelihood, within 30 days of this security bulletin's release, of the exploitability of the vulnerability in relation to its severity rating and security impact, please see the Exploitability Index in the June bulletin summary. For more information, see Microsoft Exploitability Index.

Vulnerability Severity Rating and Maximum Security Impact by Affected Software
Affected SoftwareMedia Decompression Vulnerability - CVE-2010-1879MJPEG Media Decompression Vulnerability – CVE-2010-1880Aggregate Severity Rating
Quartz.dll (DirectShow)
Quartz.dll (DirectShow) (DirectX 9) when installed on Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Vista Service Pack 1Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems**Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems**Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based SystemsCritical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Windows Media Format Runtime
Windows Media Format Runtime 9 on Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Windows Media Format Runtime 9, Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 and Windows Media Format Runtime 11 on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5, Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition and Windows Media Format Runtime 11 when installed on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 when installed on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 and Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition when installed on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Windows Media Encoder 9
Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 when installed on Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4Important
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableImportant
Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 when installed on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3Important
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableImportant
Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 when installed on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Important
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableImportant
Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 when installed on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Important
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableImportant
Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 when installed on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Important
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableImportant
Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 when installed on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Important
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableImportant
Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 when installed on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Important
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableImportant
Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 when installed on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2Important
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableImportant
Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 when installed on Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2Important
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableImportant
Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 when installed on Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2Important
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableImportant
Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 when installed on Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 **Important
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableImportant
Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 when installed on Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2**Important
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableImportant
Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 when installed on Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2**Important
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableImportant
Asycfilt.dll (COM component)
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based SystemsCritical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2*Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2*Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows 7 for 32-bit SystemsCritical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows 7 for x64-based SystemsCritical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems*Critical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical
Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based SystemsCritical
Remote Code Execution
Not applicableCritical

*Server Core installation affected. This update applies, with the same severity rating, to supported editions of Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 as indicated, whether or not installed using the Server Core installation option. For more information on this installation option, see the MSDN articles, Server Core and Server Core for Windows Server 2008 R2. Note that the Server Core installation option does not apply to certain editions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2; see Compare Server Core Installation Options.

**Server Core installation not affected. The vulnerabilities addressed by this update do not affect supported editions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 when installed using the Server Core installation option. For more information on this installation option, see the MSDN articles, Server Core and Server Core for Windows Server 2008 R2. Note that the Server Core installation option does not apply to certain editions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2; see Compare Server Core Installation Options.

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Windows handles media files. This vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opened a specially crafted media file. If a user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

To view this vulnerability as a standard entry in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures list, see CVE-2010-1879.

Mitigating Factors for Media Decompression Vulnerability - CVE-2010-1879

Mitigation refers to a setting, common configuration, or general best-practice, existing in a default state, that could reduce the severity of exploitation of a vulnerability. The following mitigating factors may be helpful in your situation:

  • An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the logged on user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
  • In a Web-based attack scenario, an attacker could host a Web site that contains a Web page that is used to exploit this vulnerability. In addition, compromised Web sites and Web sites that accept or host user-provided content or advertisements could contain specially crafted content that could exploit this vulnerability. In all cases, however, an attacker would have no way to force users to visit these Web sites. Instead, an attacker would have to convince users to visit the Web site, typically by getting them to click a link in an e-mail message or Instant Messenger message that takes users to the attacker’s Web site.
  • The vulnerability cannot be exploited automatically through e-mail. For an attack to be successful a user must open an attachment that is sent in an e-mail message.

Workarounds for Media Decompression Vulnerability - CVE-2010-1879

Workaround refers to a setting or configuration change that does not correct the underlying vulnerability but would help block known attack vectors before you apply the update. Microsoft has tested the following workarounds and states in the discussion whether a workaround reduces functionality:

  • Disable decoding of MJPEG content in Quartz.dll on Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003
    1. Create a backup copy of the registry keys by using a managed deployment script that contains the following commands:

      regedit /e MJPEG_Decoder_Backup.reg HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{301056D0-6DFF-11D2-9EEB-006008039E37}
    2. Next, save the following to a file with a .REG extension, such as Disable_MJPEG_Decoder.reg:

      Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

      [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{301056D0-6DFF-11D2-9EEB-006008039E37}]
    3. Run the above registry script on the target machine with the following command from an elevated command prompt:

      Regedit.exe /s Disable_MJPEG_Decoder.reg

    Impact of workaround: Disabling the decoding of MJPEG content will prevent playback.

    How to undo the workaround. Run the above registry script on the target machine with the following command from an elevated command prompt:

    Regedit.exe /s Disable_MJPEG_Decoder.reg

  • Modify the Access Control List for Windows Media Format Runtime (wmvcore.dll)

    On Windows XP (all editions), run the following command from a command prompt (requires administrative privileges):

    For 32-bit Windows:

    cacls <PATH_AND_FILENAME> /E /P everyone:N

    For 64-bit Windows:

    cacls <64BIT_PATH_AND_FILENAME> /E /P everyone:N

    Note Be sure to consider paths in 64-bit Windows such as %ProgramFiles(86)% and %windir%\SysWOW64.

    How to undo the workaround. Run the following commands from a command prompt (requires administrative privileges).

    On Windows XP (all editions):

    For 32-bit Windows:

    cacls <PATH_AND_FILENAME> /E /R everyone

    For 64-bit Windows:

    cacls <64BIT_PATH_AND_FILENAME> /E /R everyone

    Note Be sure to consider paths in 64-bit Windows such as %ProgramFiles(86)% and %windir%\SysWOW64.

FAQ for Media Decompression Vulnerability - CVE-2010-1879

What is the scope of the vulnerability? 
This is a remote code execution vulnerability. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system remotely. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

What causes the vulnerability? 
The Windows components for processing media files do not properly handle specially crafted compression data.

What is DirectX? 
Microsoft DirectX is a feature of the Windows operating system. It is used for streaming media on Microsoft Windows operating systems to enable graphics and sound when playing games or watching video.

What is DirectShow? 
DirectX consists of a set of low-level Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) used by Windows programs for multimedia support. Within DirectX, the DirectShow technology performs client-side audio and video sourcing, manipulation and rendering.

Microsoft DirectShow is used for streaming media on Microsoft Windows operating systems. DirectShow is used for high-quality capture and playback of multimedia streams. It automatically detects and uses video and audio acceleration hardware when available, but also supports systems without acceleration hardware. DirectShow is also integrated with other DirectX technologies. Some examples of applications that use DirectShow include DVD players, video editing applications, AVI to ASF converters, MP3 players, and digital video capture applications

What might an attacker use the vulnerability to do? 
If a user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

How could an attacker exploit the vulnerability? 
Exploitation of this vulnerability requires that a user open a specially crafted media file or receive specially crafted streaming content from a Web site or any application that delivers Web content.

What systems are primarily at risk from the vulnerability? 
For Direct Show, the vulnerability requires a user to open a specially crafted MJPEG video file.

For the Windows Media Format Runtime-based application, the vulnerability requires a user to open a specially crafted ASF file (having JPEG embedded) in any Windows Media Format Runtime-based application for any malicious action to occur.

For the Windows Media Encoder, the vulnerability requires a user to open a specially crafted JPEG file for encoding or open an already-created project file (.wma) with a specially crafted JPEG file embedded in it.

For the Asycfilt.dll (COM component), the vulnerability requires a user to open a specially crafted media file.

Any systems where any of these components are used frequently, such as workstations or terminal servers, are at the most risk from this vulnerability.

What does the update do? 
The update removes the vulnerability by modifying the way that Windows parses media files.

When this security bulletin was issued, had this vulnerability been publicly disclosed? 
No. Microsoft received information about this vulnerability through responsible disclosure.

When this security bulletin was issued, had Microsoft received any reports that this vulnerability was being exploited? 
No. Microsoft had not received any information to indicate that this vulnerability had been publicly used to attack customers when this security bulletin was originally issued.

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Windows handles media files. This vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opened a specially crafted file. If a user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

To view this vulnerability as a standard entry in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures list, see CVE-2010-1880.

Mitigating Factors for MJPEG Media Decompression Vulnerability - CVE-2010-1880

Mitigation refers to a setting, common configuration, or general best-practice, existing in a default state, that could reduce the severity of exploitation of a vulnerability. The following mitigating factors may be helpful in your situation:

  • An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
  • In a Web-based attack scenario, an attacker could host a Web site that contains a Web page that is used to exploit this vulnerability. In addition, compromised Web sites and Web sites that accept or host user-provided content or advertisements could contain specially crafted content that could exploit this vulnerability. In all cases, however, an attacker would have no way to force users to visit these Web sites. Instead, an attacker would have to convince users to visit the Web site, typically by getting them to click a link in an e-mail message or Instant Messenger message that takes users to the attacker’s Web site.
  • The vulnerability could not be exploited automatically through e-mail. For an attack to be successful a user must open an attachment this is sent in an e-mail message.

Workarounds for MJPEG Media Decompression Vulnerability - CVE-2010-1880

Workaround refers to a setting or configuration change that does not correct the underlying vulnerability but would help block known attack vectors before you apply the update. Microsoft has tested the following workarounds and states in the discussion whether a workaround reduces functionality:

  • Upgrade Windows Media Encoder to Microsoft Expression Encoder 3

    Microsoft Expression Encoder 3 is not affected by the vulnerabilities described in this bulletin. Expression Encoder is a professional encoding tool that offers enhancement, encoding, and publishing of rich video experiences with Microsoft Silverlight. Convert and compress multiple video formats to SMPTE standard VC-1 video or H.264 for mobile, Web, and HD video scenarios. For streamlined workflow, create branded templates with Expression Blend, and encode on the desktop or server to guarantee a consistent viewing experience on Windows, Mac, and devices. Download Microsoft Expression Encoder 3 Standard for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 here.

  • Disable decoding of MJPEG content in Quartz.dll on Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003
    1. Create a backup copy of the registry keys by using a managed deployment script that contains the following commands:

      regedit /e MJPEG_Decoder_Backup.reg HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{301056D0-6DFF-11D2-9EEB-006008039E37}
    2. Next, save the following to a file with a .REG extension, such as Disable_MJPEG_Decoder.reg:

      Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

      [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{301056D0-6DFF-11D2-9EEB-006008039E37}]
    3. Run the above registry script on the target machine with the following command from an elevated command prompt:

      Regedit.exe /s Disable_MJPEG_Decoder.reg

    Impact of workaround: Disabling decoding of MJPEG content will prevent playback.

    How to undo the workaround.

    Run the above registry script on the target machine with the following command from an elevated command prompt:

    Regedit.exe /s Disable_MJPEG_Decoder.reg

FAQ for MJPEG Media Decompression Vulnerability - CVE-2010-1880

What is the scope of the vulnerability? 
This is a remote code execution vulnerability. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system remotely. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

What causes the vulnerability? 
The Windows components for processing media files do not properly handle specially crafted compression data.

What is DirectX? 
Microsoft DirectX is a feature of the Windows operating system. It is used for streaming media on Microsoft Windows operating systems to enable graphics and sound when playing games or watching video.

What is DirectShow? 
DirectX consists of a set of low-level Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) used by Windows programs for multimedia support. Within DirectX, the DirectShow technology performs client-side audio and video sourcing, manipulation and rendering.

Microsoft DirectShow is used for streaming media on Microsoft Windows operating systems. DirectShow is used for high-quality capture and playback of multimedia streams. It automatically detects and uses video and audio acceleration hardware when available, but also supports systems without acceleration hardware. DirectShow is also integrated with other DirectX technologies. Some examples of applications that use DirectShow include DVD players, video editing applications, AVI to ASF converters, MP3 players, and digital video capture applications

What might an attacker use the vulnerability to do? 
If a user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

How could an attacker exploit the vulnerability? 
Exploitation of this vulnerability requires that a user open a specially crafted media file or receive specially crafted streaming content from a Web site or any application that delivers Web content.

What systems are primarily at risk from the vulnerability? 
This vulnerability requires a user to open a specially crafted MJPEG video file for any malicious action to occur. Any systems where these files are used frequently, such as workstations or terminal servers, are at the most risk from this vulnerability.

What does the update do? 
The update removes the vulnerability by modifying the way that Windows parses media files.

When this security bulletin was issued, had this vulnerability been publicly disclosed? 
No. Microsoft received information about this vulnerability through responsible disclosure.

When this security bulletin was issued, had Microsoft received any reports that this vulnerability was being exploited? 
No. Microsoft had not received any information to indicate that this vulnerability had been publicly used to attack customers when this security bulletin was originally issued.

Update Information

Manage the software and security updates you need to deploy to the servers, desktop, and mobile systems in your organization. For more information see the TechNet Update Management Center. The Microsoft TechNet Security Web site provides additional information about security in Microsoft products.

Security updates are available from Microsoft Update and Windows Update. Security updates are also available from the Microsoft Download Center. You can find them most easily by doing a keyword search for "security update."

Finally, security updates can be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog. The Microsoft Update Catalog provides a searchable catalog of content made available through Windows Update and Microsoft Update, including security updates, drivers and service packs. By searching using the security bulletin number (such as, "MS07-036"), you can add all of the applicable updates to your basket (including different languages for an update), and download to the folder of your choosing. For more information about the Microsoft Update Catalog, see the Microsoft Update Catalog FAQ.

Note Microsoft discontinued support for Office Update and the Office Update Inventory Tool as of August 1, 2009. To continue getting the latest updates for Microsoft Office products, use Microsoft Update. For more information, see About Microsoft Office Update: Frequently Asked Questions.

Detection and Deployment Guidance

Microsoft provides detection and deployment guidance for security updates. This guidance contains recommendations and information that can help IT professionals understand how to use various tools for detection and deployment of security updates. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 961747.

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) allows administrators to scan local and remote systems for missing security updates as well as common security misconfigurations. For more information about MBSA, visit Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer.

The following table provides the MBSA detection summary for this security update.

Software MBSA 2.1.1
Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4Yes
Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3Yes
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Yes
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Yes
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Yes
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based SystemsYes
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2Yes
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2Yes
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2Yes
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2Yes
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2Yes
Windows 7 for 32-bit SystemsYes
Windows 7 for x64-based SystemsYes
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based SystemsYes
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based SystemsYes

The latest version of MBSA has been released: Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 2.1.1. For more information, see Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 2.1.

Windows Server Update Services

By using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), administrators can deploy the latest critical updates and security updates for Microsoft Windows 2000 operating systems and later, Office XP and later, Exchange Server 2003, and SQL Server 2000. For more information about how to deploy this security update using Windows Server Update Services, visit the Windows Server Update Services Web site.

Systems Management Server

The following table provides the SMS detection and deployment summary for this security update.

SoftwareSMS 2.0SMS 2003 with SUITSMS 2003 with ITMUConfiguration Manager 2007
Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
(Quartz.dll (Direct Show) (DirectX 9))
NoNoYesYes
Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
(Windows Media Format Runtime)
NoNoYesYes
Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
(Windows Media Encoder)
NoNoYesYes
Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
(Asycfilt.dll (COM component))
YesYesYesYes
Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3 (Quartz.dll (Direct Show))NoNoYesYes
Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3 (Windows Media Format Runtime)NoNoYesYes
Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3 (Windows Media Encoder)NoNoYesYes
Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3 (Ayscfilt.dll (COM component))YesYesYesYes
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2 (Quartz.dll (Direct Show))NoNoYesYes
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2 (Windows Media Format Runtime)NoNoYesYes
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2 (Windows Media Encoder)NoNoYesYes
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2 (Asycfilt.dll (COM component))NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (Quartz.dll (Direct Show))NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (Windows Media Format Runtime)NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (Windows Media Encoder)NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (Asycfilt.dll (COM component))YesYesYesYes
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 (Quartz.dll (Direct Show))NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 (Windows Media Format Runtime)NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 (Windows Media Encoder)NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 (Asycfilt.dll (COM component))NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems (Quartz.dll (Direct Show))NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems (Asycfilt.dll (COM component))NoNoYesYes
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (Quartz.dll (Direct Show))NoNoYesYes
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (Asycfilt.dll (COM component))NoNoYesYes
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (Windows Media Encoder)NoNoYesYes
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 (Quartz.dll (Direct Show))NoNoYesYes
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 (Ayscfilt.dll (COM component))NoNoYesYes
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 (Windows Media Encoder)NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems (Quartz.dll (Direct Show))NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Asycfilt.dll (COM component))NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Windows Media Encoder)NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems (Quartz.dll (Direct Show))NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Asycfilt.dll (COM component))NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Windows Media Encoder)NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (Quartz.dll (Direct Show))NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Asycfilt.dll (COM component))NoNoYesYes
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems (Asycfilt.dll (COM component))NoNoYesYes
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (Asycfilt.dll (COM component))NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (Asycfilt.dll (COM component))NoNoYesYes
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems (Asycfilt.dll (COM component))NoNoYesYes

For SMS 2.0 and SMS 2003, the Security Update Inventory Tool (SUIT) can be used by SMS to detect security updates. See also Downloads for Systems Management Server 2.0.

For SMS 2003, the SMS 2003 Inventory Tool for Microsoft Updates (ITMU) can be used by SMS to detect security updates that are offered by Microsoft Update and that are supported by Windows Server Update Services. For more information about the SMS 2003 ITMU, see SMS 2003 Inventory Tool for Microsoft Updates. For more information about SMS scanning tools, see SMS 2003 Software Update Scanning Tools. See also Downloads for Systems Management Server 2003.

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 uses WSUS 3.0 for detection of updates. For more information about Configuration Manager 2007 Software Update Management, visit System Center Configuration Manager 2007.

For more information about SMS, visit the SMS Web site.

For more detailed information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 910723: Summary list of monthly detection and deployment guidance articles.

Update Compatibility Evaluator and Application Compatibility Toolkit

Updates often write to the same files and registry settings required for your applications to run. This can trigger incompatibilities and increase the time it takes to deploy security updates. You can streamline testing and validating Windows updates against installed applications with the Update Compatibility Evaluator components included with Application Compatibility Toolkit.

The Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) contains the necessary tools and documentation to evaluate and mitigate application compatibility issues before deploying Microsoft Windows Vista, a Windows Update, a Microsoft Security Update, or a new version of Windows Internet Explorer in your environment.

Affected Software

For information about the specific security update for your affected software, click the appropriate link:

Windows 2000 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software. You can find additional information in the subsection, Deployment Information, in this section.

Inclusion in Future Service PacksThe update for this issue may be included in a future update rollup
Deployment
Installing without user interventionFor Quartz.dll (Direct Show) (DirectX 9):
Windows2000-DirectX9-KB975562-x86-ENU /quiet
For Windows Media Format Runtime 9:
Windows2000-WindowsMedia-KB978695-x86-ENU /quiet
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-x86-ENU /quiet
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component):
Windows2000-KB979482-x86-enu /quiet
Installing without restartingFor Quartz (Direct Show) (DirectX 9):
Windows2000-DirectX9-KB975562-x86-ENU /norestart
For Windows Media Format Runtime 9:
Windows2000-WindowsMedia-KB978695-x86-ENU /norestart
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-x86-ENU /norestart
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component):
Windows2000-KB979482-x86-enu /norestart
Update log fileFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow) (DirectX 9): KB975562.log
For Windows Media Format Runtime 9: KB978695.log
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86: KB979332.log
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component): KB979482.log
Further informationSee the subsection, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance
Restart Requirement
Restart required?In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files prior to installing the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 887012.
HotPatchingNot applicable
Removal InformationFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow) (DirectX 9), use Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\$NTUninstallKB975562_DX9$\Spuninst folder
For Windows Media Format Runtime 9, use Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\$NtUninstallKB978695_WM9L$\spuninst” folder
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86, use Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\$NTUninstallKB979332_WM9L$\Spuninst folder
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component), use Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\$NTUninstallKB979482$\Spuninst folder
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 979902
Registry Key VerificationFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow) (DirectX 9):
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Updates\Directx 9.0\KB975562_DX9
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\KB975562_DX9
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Hotfix\KB975562_DX9
For Windows Media Format Runtime 9:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Media Player\KB978695_WM9L
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Media Encoder\KB979332_WM9L
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component):
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows 2000\SP5\KB979482

Deployment Information

Installing the Update

When you install this security update, the installer checks whether one or more of the files that are being updated on your system have previously been updated by a Microsoft hotfix.

If you have previously installed a hotfix to update one of these files, the installer copies the RTMQFE, SP1QFE, or SP2QFE files to your system. Otherwise, the installer copies the RTMGDR, SP1GDR, or SP2GDR files to your system. Security updates may not contain all variations of these files. For more information about this behavior, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 824994.

For more information about the installer, visit the Microsoft TechNet Web site.

For more information about the terminology that appears in this bulletin, such as hotfix, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 824684.

This security update supports the following setup switches.

Supported Security Update Installation Switches
SwitchDescription
/helpDisplays the command-line options.
Setup Modes
/passiveUnattended Setup mode. No user interaction is required, but installation status is displayed. If a restart is required at the end of Setup, a dialog box will be presented to the user with a timer warning that the computer will restart in 30 seconds.
/quietQuiet mode. This is the same as unattended mode, but no status or error messages are displayed.
Restart Options
/norestartDoes not restart when installation has completed.
/forcerestartRestarts the computer after installation and force other applications to close at shutdown without saving open files first.
/warnrestart[:x]Presents a dialog box with a timer warning the user that the computer will restart in x seconds. (The default setting is 30 seconds.) Intended for use with the /quiet switch or the /passive switch.
/promptrestartDisplays a dialog box prompting the local user to allow a restart.
Special Options
/overwriteoemOverwrites OEM files without prompting.
/nobackupDoes not back up files needed for uninstall.
/forceappscloseForces other programs to close when the computer shuts down.
/log:pathAllows the redirection of installation log files.
/extract[:path]Extracts files without starting the Setup program.
/EREnables extended error reporting.
/verboseEnables verbose logging. During installation, creates %Windir%\CabBuild.log. This log details the files that are copied. Using this switch may cause the installation to proceed more slowly.

Note You can combine these switches into one command. For backward compatibility, the security update also supports the setup switches that the earlier version of the Setup program uses. For more information about the supported installation switches, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 262841.

Removing the Update

This security update supports the following setup switches.

Supported Spuninst.exe Switches
SwitchDescription
/helpDisplays the command-line options.
Setup Modes
/passiveUnattended Setup mode. No user interaction is required, but installation status is displayed. If a restart is required at the end of Setup, a dialog box will be presented to the user with a timer warning that the computer will restart in 30 seconds.
/quietQuiet mode. This is the same as unattended mode, but no status or error messages are displayed.
Restart Options
/norestartDoes not restart when installation has completed.
/forcerestartRestarts the computer after installation and force other applications to close at shutdown without saving open files first.
/warnrestart[:x]Presents a dialog box with a timer warning the user that the computer will restart in x seconds. (The default setting is 30 seconds.) Intended for use with the /quiet switch or the /passive switch.
/promptrestartDisplays a dialog box prompting the local user to allow a restart.
Special Options
/forceappscloseForces other programs to close when the computer shuts down.
/log:pathAllows the redirection of installation log files.

Verifying That the Update Has Been Applied

  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

    To verify that a security update has been applied to an affected system, you may be able to use the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) tool. See the section, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance, earlier in this bulletin for more information.

  • File Version Verification

    Because there are several editions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your system. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.

    1. Click Start, and then click Search.
    2. In the Search Results pane, click All files and folders under Search Companion.
    3. In the All or part of the file name box, type a file name from the appropriate file information table, and then click Search.
    4. In the list of files, right-click a file name from the appropriate file information table, and then click Properties.

      Note Depending on the edition of the operating system, or the programs that are installed on your system, some of the files that are listed in the file information table may not be installed.
    5. On the Version tab, determine the version of the file that is installed on your system by comparing it to the version that is documented in the appropriate file information table.

      Note Attributes other than the file version may change during installation. Comparing other file attributes to the information in the file information table is not a supported method of verifying that the update has been applied. Also, in certain cases, files may be renamed during installation. If the file or version information is not present, use one of the other available methods to verify update installation.
  • Registry Key Verification

    You may also be able to verify the files that this security update has installed by reviewing the registry keys listed in the Reference Table in this section.

    These registry keys may not contain a complete list of installed files. Also, these registry keys may not be created correctly when an administrator or an OEM integrates or slipstreams this security update into the Windows installation source files.

Windows XP (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software. You can find additional information in the subsection, Deployment Information, in this section.

Inclusion in Future Service PacksThe update for this issue will be included in a future service pack or update rollup
Deployment
Installing without user interventionFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3:
WindowsXP-KB975562-x86-ENU /quiet
For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.0, Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5, and Windows Media Format Runtime 11 when installed on Windows XP Service Pack 2:

WindowsXP-SP2-WindowsMedia-KB978695-x86-ENU /quiet

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.0, Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5, and Windows Media Format Runtime 11 when installed on Windows XP Service Pack 3:

WindowsXP-WindowsMedia-KB978695-x86-ENU /quiet

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB978695-x64-ENU /quiet

For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-x86-ENU /quiet
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3:
WindowsXP-KB979482-x86-enu /quiet
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB975562-x64-ENU /quiet
For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition when installed on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

WindowsMedia10-KB978695-x64-ENU /quiet

For Windows Media Format Runtime 11 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia11-KB978695-x64-ENU /quiet
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-x86-on-x64-ENU /quiet
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-x64-ENU /quiet
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB979482-x64-enu /quiet
Installing without restartingFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3:
WindowsXP-KB975562-x86-ENU /quiet /norestart
For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.0, Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5, and Windows Media Format Runtime 11 when installed on Windows XP Service Pack 2:

WindowsXP-SP2-WindowsMedia-KB978695-x86-ENU /norestart

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.0, Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5, and Windows Media Format Runtime 11 when installed on Windows XP Service Pack 3:

WindowsXP-WindowsMedia-KB978695-x86-ENU /norestart

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB978695-x64-ENU /norestart

For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-x86-ENU /norestart
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3:
WindowsXP-KB979482-x86-enu /quiet /norestart
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB975562-x64-ENU /quiet /norestart
For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition when installed on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

WindowsMedia10-KB978695-x64-ENU /norestart

For Windows Media Format Runtime 11 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia11-KB978695-x64-ENU /norestart
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-x86-on-x64-ENU /norestart
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-x64-ENU /norestart
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB979482-x64-enu /quiet /norestart
Update log fileFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow): KB975562.log
For Windows Media Format Runtime: KB978695.log
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 and Windows Media Encoder 9 x64: KB979332.log
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component): KB979482.log
Further informationSee the subsection, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance
Restart Requirement
Restart required?In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files prior to installing the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 887012.
HotPatchingNot applicable
Removal InformationFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow), use Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\$NTUninstallKB975562$\Spuninst folder
Use Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the following folders:

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.0 on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3 and Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 and Windows Media Format Runtime 11 when installed on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3:

%Windir%\$NTUninstallKB978695_WM9$\Spuninst

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

%Windir%\$NTUninstallKB978695$\Spuninst

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition when installed on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

%Windir%\$NTUninstallKB978695_WM10Lx64$\Spuninst

For Windows Media Format Runtime 11 when installed on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

%Windir%\$NTUninstallKB978695_WM11Lx64$\Spuninst

For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 and Windows Media Encoder 9 x64, use Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\$NTUninstallKB979332$\Spuninst folder
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component), use Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\$NTUninstallKB979482$\Spuninst folder
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 979902
Registry Key VerificationFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows XP\SP4\KB975562

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\KB975562

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\HotFix\KB975562

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9 on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3 and Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 and Windows Media Format Runtime 11 when installed on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Media Player\KB978695_WM9

For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Media Encoder\KB979332_WM9L
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows XP\SP4\KB979482
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows XP Version 2003\SP3\KB975562

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\KB975562

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\HotFix\KB975562

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows XP Version 2003\SP3\KB978695

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition when installed on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Media Format 9.5 SDK\KB978695_WM10Lx64

For Windows Media Format Runtime 11 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Media Format 11 SDK\KB978695_WM11x64
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Media Encoder\KB979332_WM9L
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Media Encoder\KB979332_WM10L
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows XP Version 2003\SP3\KB979482

Note For supported versions of Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, this security update is the same as supported versions of the Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition security update.

Deployment Information

Installing the Update

When you install this security update, the installer checks whether one or more of the files that are being updated on your system have previously been updated by a Microsoft hotfix.

If you have previously installed a hotfix to update one of these files, the installer copies the RTMQFE, SP1QFE, or SP2QFE files to your system. Otherwise, the installer copies the RTMGDR, SP1GDR, or SP2GDR files to your system. Security updates may not contain all variations of these files. For more information about this behavior, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 824994.

For more information about the installer, visit the Microsoft TechNet Web site.

For more information about the terminology that appears in this bulletin, such as hotfix, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 824684.

This security update supports the following setup switches.

Supported Security Update Installation Switches
SwitchDescription
/helpDisplays the command-line options.
Setup Modes
/passiveUnattended Setup mode. No user interaction is required, but installation status is displayed. If a restart is required at the end of Setup, a dialog box will be presented to the user with a timer warning that the computer will restart in 30 seconds.
/quietQuiet mode. This is the same as unattended mode, but no status or error messages are displayed.
Restart Options
/norestartDoes not restart when installation has completed.
/forcerestartRestarts the computer after installation and force other applications to close at shutdown without saving open files first.
/warnrestart[:x]Presents a dialog box with a timer warning the user that the computer will restart in x seconds. (The default setting is 30 seconds.) Intended for use with the /quiet switch or the /passive switch.
/promptrestartDisplays a dialog box prompting the local user to allow a restart.
Special Options
/overwriteoemOverwrites OEM files without prompting.
/nobackupDoes not back up files needed for uninstall.
/forceappscloseForces other programs to close when the computer shuts down.
/log:pathAllows the redirection of installation log files.
/integrate:pathIntegrates the update into the Windows source files. These files are located at the path that is specified in the switch.
/extract[:path]Extracts files without starting the Setup program.
/EREnables extended error reporting.
/verboseEnables verbose logging. During installation, creates %Windir%\CabBuild.log. This log details the files that are copied. Using this switch may cause the installation to proceed more slowly.

Note You can combine these switches into one command. For backward compatibility, the security update also supports the setup switches that the earlier version of the Setup program uses. For more information about the supported installation switches, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 262841.

Removing the Update

This security update supports the following setup switches.

Supported Spuninst.exe Switches
SwitchDescription
/helpDisplays the command-line options.
Setup Modes
/passiveUnattended Setup mode. No user interaction is required, but installation status is displayed. If a restart is required at the end of Setup, a dialog box will be presented to the user with a timer warning that the computer will restart in 30 seconds.
/quietQuiet mode. This is the same as unattended mode, but no status or error messages are displayed.
Restart Options
/norestartDoes not restart when installation has completed
/forcerestartRestarts the computer after installation and force other applications to close at shutdown without saving open files first.
/warnrestart[:x]Presents a dialog box with a timer warning the user that the computer will restart in x seconds. (The default setting is 30 seconds.) Intended for use with the /quiet switch or the /passive switch.
/promptrestartDisplays a dialog box prompting the local user to allow a restart.
Special Options
/forceappscloseForces other programs to close when the computer shuts down.
/log:pathAllows the redirection of installation log files.

Verifying That the Update Has Been Applied

  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

    To verify that a security update has been applied to an affected system, you may be able to use the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) tool. See the section, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance, earlier in this bulletin for more information.

  • File Version Verification

    Because there are several editions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your system. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.

    1. Click Start, and then click Search.
    2. In the Search Results pane, click All files and folders under Search Companion.
    3. In the All or part of the file name box, type a file name from the appropriate file information table, and then click Search.
    4. In the list of files, right-click a file name from the appropriate file information table, and then click Properties.

      Note Depending on the edition of the operating system, or the programs that are installed on your system, some of the files that are listed in the file information table may not be installed.
    5. On the Version tab, determine the version of the file that is installed on your system by comparing it to the version that is documented in the appropriate file information table.

      Note Attributes other than the file version may change during installation. Comparing other file attributes to the information in the file information table is not a supported method of verifying that the update has been applied. Also, in certain cases, files may be renamed during installation. If the file or version information is not present, use one of the other available methods to verify update installation.
  • Registry Key Verification

    You may also be able to verify the files that this security update has installed by reviewing the registry keys listed in the Reference Table in this section.

    These registry keys may not contain a complete list of installed files. Also, these registry keys may not be created correctly when an administrator or an OEM integrates or slipstreams this security update into the Windows installation source files.

Windows Server 2003 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software. You can find additional information in the subsection, Deployment Information, in this section.

Inclusion in Future Service PacksThe update for this issue will be included in a future service pack or update rollup
Deployment
Installing without user interventionFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:
WindowsServer2003-KB975562-x86-ENU /quiet
For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:

WindowsServer2003-KB978695-x86-ENU /quiet

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB978695-x64-ENU /quiet

For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-x86-ENU /quiet
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:
WindowsServer2003-kb979482-x86-enu /quiet
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB975562-x64-ENU /quiet
For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition when installed on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

WindowsMedia10-KB978695-x64-ENU /quiet

For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-x86-on-x64-ENU /quiet
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-x64-ENU /quiet
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB979482-x64-enu /quiet
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems:

WindowsServer2003-KB975562-ia64-ENU /quiet

For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems:
WindowsServer2003-KB979482-ia64-enu /quiet
Installing without restartingFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:
WindowsServer2003-KB975562-x86-ENU /norestart
For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:

WindowsServer2003-KB978695-x86-ENU /norestart

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB978695-x64-ENU /norestart

For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-x86-ENU /norestart
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:
WindowsServer2003-KB979482-x86-enu /norestart
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB975562-x64-ENU /norestart
For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition when installed on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

WindowsMedia10-KB978695-x64-ENU /norestart

For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-x86-on-x64-ENU /norestart
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-x64-ENU /norestart
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB979482-x64-enu /norestart
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems:

WindowsServer2003-KB975562-ia64-ENU /quiet /norestart

For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems:
WindowsServer2003-KB979482-ia64-enu /norestart
Update log fileFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow): KB975562.log
For Windows Media Format Runtime: KB978695.log
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 and Windows Media Encoder 9 x64: KB979332.log
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component): KB979482.log
Further informationSee the subsection, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance
Restart Requirement
Restart required?In some cases, this update does not require a restart. If the required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart.

To help reduce the chance that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files prior to installing the security update. For more information about the reasons why you may be prompted to restart, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 887012.
HotPatchingThis security update does not support HotPatching. For more information about HotPatching, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 897341.
Removal InformationFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow), use Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\$NTUninstallKB975562$\Spuninst folder
Use Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the following folders:

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

%Windir%\$NTUninstallKB978695$\Spuninst

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition when installed on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

%Windir%\$NTUninstallKB978695_WM10Lx64$\Spuninst

For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86, spuninst.exe is located in %Windir%\$NtUninstallKB979332_WM9L$\spuninst folder and for Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 spuninst.exe is located in %Windir%\$NtUninstallKB979332_WM10L$\spuninst folder
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component), use Add or Remove Programs tool in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\$NTUninstallKB979482$\Spuninst folder
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 979902
Registry Key VerificationFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Server 2003\SP3\KB975562

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\KB975562

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\HotFix\KB975562

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Server 2003\SP3\KB978695

For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Media Encoder\KB979332_WM9L
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Server 2003\SP3\KB979482
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Server 2003\SP3\KB975562

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\KB975562

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\HotFix\KB975562

For Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 x64 Edition on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Media Format 9.5 SDK\KB978695_WM10Lx64

For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Media Encoder\KB979332_WM9L
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Media Encoder\KB979332_WM10L
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Server 2003\SP3\KB979482
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Server 2003\SP3\KB975562

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\KB975562

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\HotFix\KB975562

For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Server 2003\SP3\KB979482

Deployment Information

Installing the Update

When you install this security update, the installer checks to see if one or more of the files that are being updated on your system have previously been updated by a Microsoft hotfix.

If you have previously installed a hotfix to update one of these files, the installer copies the RTMQFE, SP1QFE, or SP2QFE files to your system. Otherwise, the installer copies the RTMGDR, SP1GDR, or SP2GDR files to your system. Security updates may not contain all variations of these files. For more information about this behavior, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 824994.

For more information about the installer, visit the Microsoft TechNet Web site.

For more information about the terminology that appears in this bulletin, such as hotfix, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 824684.

This security update supports the following setup switches.

Supported Security Update Installation Switches
SwitchDescription
/helpDisplays the command-line options.
Setup Modes
/passiveUnattended Setup mode. No user interaction is required, but installation status is displayed. If a restart is required at the end of Setup, a dialog box will be presented to the user with a timer warning that the computer will restart in 30 seconds.
/quietQuiet mode. This is the same as unattended mode, but no status or error messages are displayed.
Restart Options
/norestartDoes not restart when installation has completed.
/forcerestartRestarts the computer after installation and force other applications to close at shutdown without saving open files first.
/warnrestart[:x]Presents a dialog box with a timer warning the user that the computer will restart in x seconds. (The default setting is 30 seconds.) Intended for use with the /quiet switch or the /passive switch.
/promptrestartDisplays a dialog box prompting the local user to allow a restart.
Special Options
/overwriteoemOverwrites OEM files without prompting.
/nobackupDoes not back up files needed for uninstall.
/forceappscloseForces other programs to close when the computer shuts down.
/log:pathAllows the redirection of installation log files.
/integrate:pathIntegrates the update into the Windows source files. These files are located at the path that is specified in the switch.
/extract[:path]Extracts files without starting the Setup program.
/EREnables extended error reporting.
/verboseEnables verbose logging. During installation, creates %Windir%\CabBuild.log. This log details the files that are copied. Using this switch may cause the installation to proceed more slowly.

Note You can combine these switches into one command. For backward compatibility, the security update also supports many of the setup switches that the earlier version of the Setup program uses. For more information about the supported installation switches, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 262841.

Removing the Update

This security update supports the following setup switches.

Supported Spuninst.exe Switches
SwitchDescription
/helpDisplays the command-line options.
Setup Modes
/passiveUnattended Setup mode. No user interaction is required, but installation status is displayed. If a restart is required at the end of Setup, a dialog box will be presented to the user with a timer warning that the computer will restart in 30 seconds.
/quietQuiet mode. This is the same as unattended mode, but no status or error messages are displayed.
Restart Options
/norestartDoes not restart when installation has completed.
/forcerestartRestarts the computer after installation and force other applications to close at shutdown without saving open files first.
/warnrestart[:x]Presents a dialog box with a timer warning the user that the computer will restart in x seconds. (The default setting is 30 seconds.) Intended for use with the /quiet switch or the /passive switch.
/promptrestartDisplays a dialog box prompting the local user to allow a restart.
Special Options
/forceappscloseForces other programs to close when the computer shuts down.
/log:pathAllows the redirection of installation log files.

Verifying that the Update Has Been Applied

  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

    To verify that a security update has been applied to an affected system, you may be able to use the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) tool. See the section, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance, earlier in this bulletin for more information.

  • File Version Verification

    Because there are several editions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your system. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.

    1. Click Start, and then click Search.
    2. In the Search Results pane, click All files and folders under Search Companion.
    3. In the All or part of the file name box, type a file name from the appropriate file information table, and then click Search.
    4. In the list of files, right-click a file name from the appropriate file information table, and then click Properties.

      Note Depending on the edition of the operating system, or the programs that are installed on your system, some of the files that are listed in the file information table may not be installed.
    5. On the Version tab, determine the version of the file that is installed on your system by comparing it to the version that is documented in the appropriate file information table.

      Note Attributes other than the file version may change during installation. Comparing other file attributes to the information in the file information table is not a supported method of verifying that the update has been applied. Also, in certain cases, files may be renamed during installation. If the file or version information is not present, use one of the other available methods to verify update installation.
  • Registry Key Verification

    You may also be able to verify the files that this security update has installed by reviewing the registry keys listed in the Reference Table in this section.

    These registry keys may not contain a complete list of installed files. Also, these registry keys may not be created correctly when an administrator or an OEM integrates or slipstreams this security update into the Windows installation source files.

Windows Vista (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software. You can find additional information in the subsection, Deployment Information, in this section.

Inclusion in Future Service PacksThe update for this issue will be included in a future service pack or update rollup
Deployment
Installing without user interventionFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Vista Service Pack 1:
Windows6.0-KB975562-x86 /quiet
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2:
Windows6.0-KB979482-x86 /quiet
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-INTL /q
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1:
Windows6.0-KB975562-x64 /quiet
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
Windows6.0-KB979482-x64 /quiet
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-INTL /q
Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 on Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-INTL-x64 /q
Installing without restartingFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Vista Service Pack 1:
Windows6.0-KB975562-x86 /quiet /norestart
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2:
Windows6.0-KB979482-x86 /quiet /norestart
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-INTL /r:n
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1:
Windows6.0-KB975562-x64 /quiet /norestart
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
windows6.0-kb979482-x64 /quiet /norestart
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-INTL /r:n
Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 on Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-INTL-x64 /r:n
Further informationSee the subsection, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance
Restart Requirement
Restart required?This update does not require a restart. The installer stops the required services, applies the update, and then restarts the services. However, if the required services cannot be stopped for any reason, or if required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart.
HotPatchingNot applicable.
Removal InformationWUSA.exe does not support uninstall of updates. To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 979902
Registry Key VerificationNote A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Deployment Information

Installing the Update for Quartz.dll (DirectShow) (KB975562) and Asycfilt.dll (COM component) (KB979482)

When you install this security update, the installer checks whether one or more of the files that are being updated on your system have previously been updated by a Microsoft hotfix.

For more information about the terminology that appears in this bulletin, such as hotfix, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 824684.

This security update supports the following setup switches.

Supported Security Update Installation Switches
SwitchDescription
/?, /h, /helpDisplays help on supported switches.
/quietSuppresses the display of status or error messages.
/norestartWhen combined with /quiet, the system will not be restarted after installation even if a restart is required to complete installation.

Note For more information about the wusa.exe installer, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307.

Verifying That the Update Has Been Applied

  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

    To verify that a security update has been applied to an affected system, you may be able to use the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) tool. See the section, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance, earlier in this bulletin for more information.

  • File Version Verification

    Because there are several editions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your system. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.

    1. Click Start and then enter an update file name in Start Search.
    2. When the file appears under Programs, right-click on the file name and click Properties.
    3. Under the General tab, compare the file size with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.
    4. You may also click on the Details tab and compare information, such as file version and date modified, with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.
    5. Finally, you may also click on the Previous Versions tab and compare file information for the previous version of the file with the file information for the new, or updated, version of the file.

Installing the Update for Windows Media Encoder (KB979332)

When you install this security update, the installer checks whether one or more of the files that are being updated on your system have previously been updated by a Microsoft hotfix.

For more information about the terminology that appears in this bulletin, such as hotfix, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 824684.

This security update supports the following setup switches.

Supported Security Update Installation Switches
SwitchDescription
/qSpecifies quiet mode, or suppresses prompts.
/q:uSpecifies user-quiet mode, which presents some dialog boxes to the user
/q:aSpecifies administrator-quiet mode, which does not present any dialog boxes to the user.
/t:pathSpecifies the target folder for extracting files
/cExtracts the files without installing them. If /t:path is not specified, you are prompted for a target folder
/c:pathSpecifies the UNC path and name of the Setup .inf or .exe file.
/r:nNever restarts the computer after installation.
/r:iPrompts the user to restart the computer if a restart is required, except when used with /q:a.
/r:aAlways restarts the computer after installation.
/r:sRestarts the computer after installation without prompting the user.

Note For more information about the IExpress installer, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 197147.

Verifying That the Update Has Been Applied

  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

    To verify that a security update has been applied to an affected system, you may be able to use the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) tool. See the section, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance, earlier in this bulletin for more information.

  • File Version Verification

    Because there are several editions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your system. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.

    1. Click Start and then enter an update file name in Start Search.
    2. When the file appears under Programs, right-click on the file name and click Properties.
    3. Under the General tab, compare the file size with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.
    4. You may also click on the Details tab and compare information, such as file version and date modified, with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.
    5. Finally, you may also click on the Previous Versions tab and compare file information for the previous version of the file with the file information for the new, or updated, version of the file.

Windows Server 2008 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software. You can find additional information in the subsection, Deployment Information, in this section.

Inclusion in Future Service PacksThe update for this issue will be included in a future service pack or update rollup
Deployment
Installing without user interventionFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems:
Windows6.0-KB975562-x86 /quiet
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems:
Windows6.0-KB979482-x86 /quiet
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-INTL /q
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems:
Windows6.0-KB975562-x64 /quiet
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems:
Windows6.0-KB979482-x64 /quiet
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-INTL /q
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 on Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-INTL-x64 /q
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems:
Windows6.0-KB975562-ia64 /quiet
For Ayscfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems:
Windows6.0-KB979482-ia64 /quiet
Installing without restartingFor Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems:
Windows6.0-KB975562-x86 /quiet /norestart
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems:
Windows6.0-KB979482-x86 /quiet /norestart
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-INTL /r:n
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems:
Windows6.0-KB975562-x64 /quiet /norestart
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems:
Windows6.0-KB979482-x64 /quiet /norestart
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x86 on Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-INTL /r:n
For Windows Media Encoder 9 x64 on Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2:
WindowsMedia9-KB979332-INTL-x64 /r:n
For Quartz.dll (DirectShow) on Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems:
Windows6.0-KB975562-ia64 /quiet /norestart
For Ayscfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems:
Windows6.0-KB979482-ia64 /quiet /norestart
Further informationSee the subsection, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance
Restart Requirement
Restart required?This update does not require a restart. The installer stops the required services, applies the update, and then restarts the services. However, if the required services cannot be stopped for any reason, or if required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart.
HotPatchingNot applicable.
Removal InformationWUSA.exe does not support uninstall of updates. To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 979902
Registry Key VerificationNote A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Deployment Information

Installing the Update for Quartz.dll (DirectShow) (KB975562) and Asycfilt.dll (COM component) (KB979482)

When you install this security update, the installer checks whether one or more of the files that are being updated on your system have previously been updated by a Microsoft hotfix.

For more information about the terminology that appears in this bulletin, such as hotfix, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 824684.

This security update supports the following setup switches.

Supported Security Update Installation Switches
SwitchDescription
/?, /h, /helpDisplays help on supported switches.
/quietSuppresses the display of status or error messages.
/norestartWhen combined with /quiet, the system will not be restarted after installation even if a restart is required to complete installation.

Note For more information about the wusa.exe installer, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307.

Verifying That the Update Has Been Applied

  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

    To verify that a security update has been applied to an affected system, you may be able to use the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) tool. See the section, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance, earlier in this bulletin for more information.

  • File Version Verification

    Because there are several editions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your system. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.

    1. Click Start and then enter an update file name in Start Search.
    2. When the file appears under Programs, right-click on the file name and click Properties.
    3. Under the General tab, compare the file size with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.
    4. You may also click on the Details tab and compare information, such as file version and date modified, with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.
    5. Finally, you may also click on the Previous Versions tab and compare file information for the previous version of the file with the file information for the new, or updated, version of the file.

Installing the Update for Windows Media Encoder (KB979332)

When you install this security update, the installer checks whether one or more of the files that are being updated on your system have previously been updated by a Microsoft hotfix.

For more information about the terminology that appears in this bulletin, such as hotfix, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 824684.

This security update supports the following setup switches.

Supported Security Update Installation Switches
SwitchDescription
/qSpecifies quiet mode, or suppresses prompts.
/q:uSpecifies user-quiet mode, which presents some dialog boxes to the user
/q:aSpecifies administrator-quiet mode, which does not present any dialog boxes to the user.
/t:pathSpecifies the target folder for extracting files
/cExtracts the files without installing them. If /t:path is not specified, you are prompted for a target folder
/c:pathSpecifies the UNC path and name of the Setup .inf or .exe file.
/r:nNever restarts the computer after installation.
/r:iPrompts the user to restart the computer if a restart is required, except when used with /q:a.
/r:aAlways restarts the computer after installation.
/r:sRestarts the computer after installation without prompting the user.

Note For more information about the IExpress installer, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 197147.

Verifying That the Update Has Been Applied

  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

    To verify that a security update has been applied to an affected system, you may be able to use the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) tool. See the section, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance, earlier in this bulletin for more information.

  • File Version Verification

    Because there are several editions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your system. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.

    1. Click Start and then enter an update file name in Start Search.
    2. When the file appears under Programs, right-click on the file name and click Properties.
    3. Under the General tab, compare the file size with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.
    4. You may also click on the Details tab and compare information, such as file version and date modified, with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.
    5. Finally, you may also click on the Previous Versions tab and compare file information for the previous version of the file with the file information for the new, or updated, version of the file.

Windows 7 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software. You can find additional information in the subsection, Deployment Information, in this section.

Inclusion in Future Service PacksThe update for this issue will be included in a future service pack or update rollup
Deployment
Installing without user interventionFor Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems:
Windows6.1-KB979482-x86 /quiet
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows 7 for x64-based Systems:
Windows6.1-KB979482-x64 /quiet
Installing without restartingFor Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems:
Windows6.1-KB979482-x86 /quiet /norestart
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows 7 for x64-based Systems:
Windows6.1-KB979482-x64 /quiet /norestart
Further informationSee the subsection, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance
Restart Requirement
Restart required?This update does not require a restart. The installer stops the required services, applies the update, and then restarts the services. However, if the required services cannot be stopped for any reason, or if required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart.
HotPatchingNot applicable.
Removal InformationWUSA.exe does not support uninstall of updates. To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 979902
Registry Key VerificationNote A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Deployment Information

Installing the Update

When you install this security update, the installer checks whether one or more of the files that are being updated on your system have previously been updated by a Microsoft hotfix.

For more information about the terminology that appears in this bulletin, such as hotfix, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 824684.

This security update supports the following setup switches.

Supported Security Update Installation Switches
SwitchDescription
/?, /h, /helpDisplays help on supported switches.
/quietSuppresses the display of status or error messages.
/norestartWhen combined with /quiet, the system will not be restarted after installation even if a restart is required to complete installation.

Note For more information about the wusa.exe installer, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307.

Verifying That the Update Has Been Applied

  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

    To verify that a security update has been applied to an affected system, you may be able to use the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) tool. See the section, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance, earlier in this bulletin for more information.

  • File Version Verification

    Because there are several editions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your system. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.

    1. Click Start and then enter an update file name in Start Search.
    2. When the file appears under Programs, right-click on the file name and click Properties.
    3. Under the General tab, compare the file size with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.
    4. You may also click on the Details tab and compare information, such as file version and date modified, with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.
    5. Finally, you may also click on the Previous Versions tab and compare file information for the previous version of the file with the file information for the new, or updated, version of the file.

Windows Server 2008 R2 (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software. You can find additional information in the subsection, Deployment Information, in this section.

Inclusion in Future Service PacksThe update for this issue will be included in a future service pack or update rollup
Deployment
Installing without user interventionFor Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems:
Windows6.1-KB979482-x64 /quiet
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems:
Windows6.1-KB979482-ia64 /quiet
Installing without restartingFor Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems:
Windows6.1-KB979482-x64 /quiet /norestart
For Asycfilt.dll (COM component) on Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems:
Windows6.1-KB979482-ia64 /quiet /norestart
Further informationSee the subsection, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance
Restart Requirement
Restart required?This update does not require a restart. The installer stops the required services, applies the update, and then restarts the services. However, if the required services cannot be stopped for any reason, or if required files are being used, this update will require a restart. If this behavior occurs, a message appears that advises you to restart.
HotPatchingNot applicable.
Removal InformationWUSA.exe does not support uninstall of updates. To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, click Control Panel, and then click Security. Under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 979902
Registry Key VerificationNote A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Deployment Information

Installing the Update

When you install this security update, the installer checks whether one or more of the files that are being updated on your system have previously been updated by a Microsoft hotfix.

For more information about the terminology that appears in this bulletin, such as hotfix, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 824684.

This security update supports the following setup switches.

Supported Security Update Installation Switches
SwitchDescription
/?, /h, /helpDisplays help on supported switches.
/quietSuppresses the display of status or error messages.
/norestartWhen combined with /quiet, the system will not be restarted after installation even if a restart is required to complete installation.

Note For more information about the wusa.exe installer, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 934307.

Verifying That the Update Has Been Applied

  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

    To verify that a security update has been applied to an affected system, you may be able to use the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) tool. See the section, Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance, earlier in this bulletin for more information.

  • File Version Verification

    Because there are several editions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your system. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.

    1. Click Start and then enter an update file name in Start Search.
    2. When the file appears under Programs, right-click on the file name and click Properties.
    3. Under the General tab, compare the file size with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.
    4. You may also click on the Details tab and compare information, such as file version and date modified, with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.
    5. Finally, you may also click on the Previous Versions tab and compare file information for the previous version of the file with the file information for the new, or updated, version of the file.

Other Information

Acknowledgments

Microsoft thanks the following for working with us to help protect customers:

Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP)

To improve security protections for customers, Microsoft provides vulnerability information to major security software providers in advance of each monthly security update release. Security software providers can then use this vulnerability information to provide updated protections to customers via their security software or devices, such as antivirus, network-based intrusion detection systems, or host-based intrusion prevention systems. To determine whether active protections are available from security software providers, please visit the active protections Web sites provided by program partners, listed in Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP) Partners.

Support

  • Customers in the U.S. and Canada can receive technical support from Security Support or 1-866-PCSAFETY. There is no charge for support calls that are associated with security updates. For more information about available support options, see Microsoft Help and Support.
  • International customers can receive support from their local Microsoft subsidiaries. There is no charge for support that is associated with security updates. For more information about how to contact Microsoft for support issues, visit the International Support Web site.

Disclaimer

The information provided in the Microsoft Knowledge Base is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Microsoft disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall Microsoft Corporation or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if Microsoft Corporation or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages so the foregoing limitation may not apply.

Revisions

  • V1.0 (June 8, 2010): Bulletin published.
  • V1.1 (June 9, 2010): Corrected bulletin replacement and notes for the Windows Media Format Runtime 9 update on Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4. These are informational changes only. There were no changes to the security update files or detection logic. Customers who have already successfully updated their systems do not need to take any action.
  • V1.2 (June 16, 2010): Added known issues notation in the Executive Summary and corrected the Disable decoding of MJPEG content in Quartz.dll workaround for CVE-2010-1880.
  • V1.3 (June 23, 2010): Corrected the verification registry keys for Quartz.dll (DirectShow), Asycfilt.dll (COM component), and Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 on Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2.

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