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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-010 - Critical

Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Published: February 12, 2013 | Updated: February 12, 2013

Version: 1.1

General Information

Executive Summary

This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the Microsoft implementation of Vector Markup Language (VML). The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user viewed a specially crafted webpage using Internet Explorer. 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 Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, and Internet Explorer 10 on all supported releases of Microsoft Windows. For more information, see the subsection, Affected and Non-Affected Software, in this section.

The security update addresses the vulnerability by modifying the way that Internet Explorer handles objects in memory. For more information about the vulnerability, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) subsection for the specific vulnerability entry under the next section, Vulnerability Information.

Recommendation. Most 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 2797052 documents the currently known issues that customers may experience when installing this security update. The article also documents recommended solutions for these issues.

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, see Microsoft Support Lifecycle.

Affected Software 

Operating SystemComponentMaximum Security ImpactAggregate Severity RatingUpdates Replaced
Internet Explorer 6
Windows XP Service Pack 3Internet Explorer 6 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 6 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 6 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 6 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based SystemsInternet Explorer 6 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Internet Explorer 7
Windows XP Service Pack 3Internet Explorer 7 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 7 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 7 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 7 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based SystemsInternet Explorer 7 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Vista Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 7 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 7 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 7 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 7 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 7 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Internet Explorer 8
Windows XP Service Pack 3Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Vista Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1Internet Explorer 8 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalKB2544521 in MS11-052
Internet Explorer 9
Windows Vista Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 9 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 9 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 9 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2Internet Explorer 9 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Internet Explorer 9 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1Internet Explorer 9 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Internet Explorer 9 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1Internet Explorer 9 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Internet Explorer 9 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1Internet Explorer 9 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Internet Explorer 10
Windows 8 for 32-bit SystemsInternet Explorer 10 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows 8 for 64-bit Systems Internet Explorer 10 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows Server 2012 Internet Explorer 10 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone
Windows RTInternet Explorer 10[1] 
(KB2797052)
Remote Code ExecutionCriticalNone

[1]This update is available via Windows Update only.

Non-Affected Software

Operating SystemComponent
Server Core installation
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)Not applicable
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 (Server Core installation)Not applicable
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (Server Core installation)Not applicable
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 (Server Core installation)Not applicable
Windows Server 2012 (Server Core installation)Not applicable

 

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.

Where are the hashes of the security updates? 
The SHA1 and SHA2 hashes of the security updates can be used to verify the authenticity of downloaded security update packages. For the hash information pertaining to this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2797052.

How are Server Core installations affected by the vulnerabilities addressed in this bulletin? 
The vulnerabilities addressed by this update do not affect supported editions of Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2012 as indicated in the Non-Affected Software table, when installed using the Server Core installation option. For more information on this installation option, see the TechNet articles, Managing a Server Core Installation: Overview, Servicing a Server Core Installation, and Server Core and Full Server Integration Overview.

Is Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 affected by the vulnerabilities addressed in this bulletin? 
Yes. The KB2797052 update is available for Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview for Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1, Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1, and Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1. Customers with Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview for Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1, Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1, and Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 are encouraged to apply the updates to their systems. The KB2797052 update for Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview for Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1 and Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 is available on Windows Update and from the Microsoft Download Center. The KB2797052 update for Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 is available from the Microsoft Download Center.

If I install this security update before upgrading to Internet Explorer 7, Internet Explorer 8, or Internet Explorer 9, will I still need to apply this update after upgrading? 
Yes. Customers who upgrade Internet Explorer after applying this update will need to reapply this update as specified in the affected software table for their current version of Internet Explorer.

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, see the Microsoft Support Lifecycle website.

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 Service Pack Lifecycle Support Policy.

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, see the Microsoft Worldwide Information website, 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 February bulletin summary. For more information, see Microsoft Exploitability Index.

Vulnerability Severity Rating and Maximum Security Impact by Affected Software
Affected SoftwareVML Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2013-0030Aggregate Severity Rating
Internet Explorer 6
Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP Service Pack 3Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based SystemsCritical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 7
Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP Service Pack 3Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based SystemsCritical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 7 Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP Service Pack 3Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 in Windows Vista Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 in Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 in Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 in Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 in Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 in Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 in Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 8 in Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 9
Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Vista Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 10
Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 for 32-bit SystemsCritical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 for 64-bit Systems Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 10 in Windows Server 2012 Critical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical
Internet Explorer 10 in Windows RTCritical 
Remote Code Execution
Critical

 

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Internet Explorer handles objects in memory. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by constructing a specially crafted webpage. When a user views the webpage, the vulnerability could allow remote code execution. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user.

To view this vulnerability as a standard entry in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures list, see CVE-2013-0030.

Mitigating Factors for VML Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2013-0030

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:

  • In a web-based attack scenario, an attacker could host a specially crafted website that is designed to exploit this vulnerability through Internet Explorer and then convince a user to view the website. An attacker could also embed an ActiveX control marked "safe for initialization" in an application or Microsoft Office document that hosts the IE rendering engine. The attacker could also take advantage of compromised websites and websites that accept or host user-provided content or advertisements. These websites could contain specially crafted content that could exploit this vulnerability. In all cases, however, an attacker would have no way to force users to view the attacker-controlled content. Instead, an attacker would have to convince users to take action, typically by getting them to click a link in an email message or in an Instant Messenger message that takes users to the attacker's website, or by getting them to open an attachment sent through email.
  • An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current 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.

Workarounds for VML Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2013-0030

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:

  • Read emails in plain text

    To help protect yourself from the email attack vector, read email messages in plain text format.

    Microsoft Outlook 2003, Microsoft Outlook 2007, and Microsoft Outlook 2010 provide an option for reading email messages in plain text format. For more information about the Read all standard mail in plain text option, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 831607.

    Microsoft Office Outlook 2002 users who have applied Office XP Service Pack 1, Office XP Service Pack 2, or Office XP Service Pack 3 can enable this setting and view in plain text only those email messages that are not digitally signed or email messages that are not encrypted. Digitally signed email messages or encrypted email messages are not affected by the setting and may be read in their original formats. For more information about how to enable this setting in Outlook 2002, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 307594.

    Impact of workaround. Email messages that are viewed in plain text format will not contain pictures, specialized fonts, animations, or other rich content. In addition, the following behavior may be experienced:

    • The changes are applied to the preview pane and to open messages.
    • Pictures become attachments so that they are not lost.
    • Because the message is still in Rich Text or HTML format in the store, the object model (custom code solutions) may behave unexpectedly.

     

FAQ for VML Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2013-0030

What is the scope of the vulnerability? 
This is a remote code execution vulnerability in the context of the current user.

What causes the vulnerability? 
When VML buffers are allocated, specially crafted data may corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

What might an attacker use the vulnerability to do? 
An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current 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.

How could an attacker exploit the vulnerability? 
An attacker could host a specially crafted website that is designed to exploit this vulnerability through Internet Explorer and then convince a user to view the website. An attacker could also embed an ActiveX control marked "safe for initialization" in an application or Microsoft Office document that hosts the IE rendering engine. The attacker could also take advantage of compromised websites and websites that accept or host user-provided content or advertisements. These websites could contain specially crafted content that could exploit this vulnerability. In all cases, however, an attacker would have no way to force users to view the attacker-controlled content. Instead, an attacker would have to convince users to take action, typically by getting them to click a link in an email message or in an Instant Messenger message that takes users to the attacker's website, or by getting them to open an attachment sent through email.

What systems are primarily at risk from the vulnerability? 
This vulnerability requires that a user be logged on and visiting a website for any malicious action to occur. Therefore, any systems where Internet Explorer is used frequently, such as workstations or terminal servers, are at the most risk from this vulnerability.

What does the update do? 
The update addresses the vulnerability by modifying the way that Internet Explorer handles objects in memory.

When this security bulletin was issued, had this vulnerability been publicly disclosed? 
No. Microsoft received information about this vulnerability through coordinated vulnerability 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 as a remote code execution vulnerability when this security bulletin was originally issued. Microsoft is aware of this vulnerability being used as an information disclosure vulnerability in limited, targeted attacks. Both the remote code execution and information disclosure uses of this vulnerability are addressed by this update.

Update Information

Security Central

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 website 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, "MS12-001"), you can add all 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.

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) lets administrators scan local and remote systems for missing security updates as well as common security misconfigurations. For more information, see Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer.

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

Software MBSA
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 2Yes
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2Yes
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2Yes
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2Yes
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2Yes
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems and Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1Yes
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems and Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1Yes
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1Yes
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1Yes
Windows 8 for 32-bit SystemsNo
Windows 8 for 64-bit SystemsNo
Windows Server 2012No
Windows RTNo

Note For customers using legacy software not supported by the latest release of MBSA, Microsoft Update, and Windows Server Update Services, please see Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and reference the Legacy Product Support section on how to create comprehensive security update detection with legacy tools.

Windows Server Update Services

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) enables information technology administrators to deploy the latest Microsoft product updates to computers that are running the Windows operating system. For more information about how to deploy security updates using Windows Server Update Services, see the TechNet article, Windows Server Update Services.

Systems Management Server

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

SoftwareSMS 2003 with ITMUSystem Center Configuration Manager (All Supported Versions)
Windows XP Service Pack 3YesYes
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2YesYes
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2YesYes
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2YesYes
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based SystemsYesYes
Windows Vista Service Pack 2YesYes
Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2YesYes
Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2YesYes
Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2YesYes
Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2YesYes
Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems and Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 1YesYes
Windows 7 for x64-based Systems and Windows 7 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1YesYes
Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1YesYes
Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 1YesYes
Windows 8 for 32-bit SystemsYesYes
Windows 8 for 64-bit SystemsYesYes
Windows Server 2012YesYes
Windows RTNoNo

Note Microsoft discontinued support for SMS 2.0 on April 12, 2011. For SMS 2003, Microsoft also discontinued support for the Security Update Inventory Tool (SUIT) on April 12, 2011. Customers are encouraged to upgrade to System Center Configuration Manager. For customers remaining on SMS 2003 Service Pack 3, the Inventory Tool for Microsoft Updates (ITMU) is also an option.

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 uses WSUS 3.0 for detection of updates. For more information, see System Center.

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 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 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 interventionInternet Explorer 6 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows XP:
WindowsXP-KB2797052-x86-ENU.exe /quiet
Internet Explorer 6 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows XP:
WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB2797052-x64-ENU.exe /quiet
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows XP:
IE7-WindowsXP-KB2797052-x86-ENU.exe /quiet
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows XP:
IE7-WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB2797052-x64-ENU.exe /quiet
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows XP:
IE8-WindowsXP-KB2797052-x86-ENU.exe /quiet
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows XP:
IE8-WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB2797052-x64-ENU.exe /quiet
Installing without restartingInternet Explorer 6 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows XP:
WindowsXP-KB2797052-x86-ENU.exe /norestart
Internet Explorer 6 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows XP:
WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB2797052-x64-ENU.exe /norestart
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows XP:
IE7-WindowsXP-KB2797052-x86-ENU.exe /norestart
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows XP:
IE7-WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB2797052-x64-ENU.exe /norestart
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows XP:
IE8-WindowsXP-KB2797052-x86-ENU.exe /norestart
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows XP:
IE8-WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB2797052-x64-ENU.exe /norestart
Update log fileInternet Explorer 6 for all supported editions of Windows XP:
KB2797052.log
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported editions of Windows XP:
KB2797052-IE7.log
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported editions of Windows XP:
KB2797052-IE8.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.
HotPatchingNot applicable
Removal InformationInternet Explorer 6 for all supported editions of Windows XP:

Use Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\$NTUninstallKB2797052$\Spuninst folder

Internet Explorer 7 for all supported editions of Windows XP:
Use Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\ie7updates\KB2797052-IE7\spuninst folder
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported editions of Windows XP:
Use Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\ie8updates\KB2797052-IE8\spuninst folder
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2797052
Registry Key VerificationInternet Explorer 6 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows XP:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows XP\SP4\KB2797052\Filelist
Internet Explorer 6 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows XP:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows XP Version 2003\SP3\KB2797052\Filelist
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows XP:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows XP\SP0\KB2797052-IE7\Filelist
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows XP:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows XP Version 2003\SP0\KB2797052-IE7\Filelist
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows XP:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows XP\SP0\KB2797052-IE8\Filelist
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows XP:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows XP Version 2003\SP0\KB2797052-IE8\Filelist

Note The update for supported versions of Windows XP Professional x64 Edition also applies to supported versions of Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition.

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, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 832475.

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 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 interventionInternet Explorer 6 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2003:
WindowsServer2003-KB2797052-x86-ENU.exe /quiet
Internet Explorer 6 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB2797052-x64-ENU.exe /quiet
Internet Explorer 6 for all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
WindowsServer2003-KB2797052-ia64-ENU.exe /quiet
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE7-WindowsServer2003-KB2797052-x86-ENU.exe /quiet
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE7-WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB2797052-x64-ENU.exe /quiet
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE7-WindowsServer2003-KB2797052-ia64-ENU.exe /quiet
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE8-WindowsServer2003-KB2797052-x86-ENU.exe /quiet
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE8-WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB2797052-x64-ENU.exe /quiet
Installing without restartingInternet Explorer 6 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2003:
WindowsServer2003-KB2797052-x86-ENU.exe /norestart
Internet Explorer 6 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB2797052-x64-ENU.exe /norestart
Internet Explorer 6 for all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
WindowsServer2003-KB2797052-ia64-ENU.exe /norestart
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE7-WindowsServer2003-KB2797052-x86-ENU.exe /norestart
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE7-WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB2797052-x64-ENU.exe /norestart
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE7-WindowsServer2003-KB2797052-ia64-ENU.exe /norestart
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE8-WindowsServer2003-KB2797052-x86-ENU.exe /norestart
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
IE8-WindowsServer2003.WindowsXP-KB2797052-x64-ENU.exe /norestart
Update log fileInternet Explorer 6 for all supported 32-bit editions, x64-based editions, and Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
KB2797052.log
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported 32-bit editions, x64-based editions, and Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
KB2797052-IE7.log
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported 32-bit editions and x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
KB2797052-IE8.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.
HotPatchingThis security update does not support HotPatching. For more information about HotPatching, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 897341.
Removal InformationInternet Explorer 6 for all supported 32-bit editions, x64-based editions, and Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
Use Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the Use the Spuninst.exe utility, located in the %Windir%\$NTUninstallKB2797052$\Spuninst folder
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported 32-bit editions, x64-based editions, and Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
Use Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\ie7updates\KB2797052-IE7\spuninst folder
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported 32-bit editions and x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
Use Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel or the Spuninst.exe utility located in the %Windir%\ie8updates\KB2797052-IE8\spuninst folder
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2797052
Registry Key VerificationInternet Explorer 6 for all supported 32-bit editions, x64-based editions, and Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Server 2003\SP3\KB2797052\Filelist
Internet Explorer 7 for all supported 32-bit editions, x64-based editions, and Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Server 2003\SP0\KB2797052-IE7\Filelist
Internet Explorer 8 for all supported 32-bit editions and x64-based editions of Windows Server 2003:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Server 2003\SP0\KB2797052-IE8\Filelist

Note The update for supported versions of Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition also applies to supported versions of Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.

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, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 832475.

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 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 interventionInternet Explorer 7 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 7 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 8 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 9 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet
Installing without restartingInternet Explorer 7 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 7 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
Windows6.0-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 8 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 9 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Vista:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Vista:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x64.msu /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 2797052
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 the Start Search box.
    2. When the file appears under Programs, right-click the file name and click Properties.
    3. On the General tab, compare the file size with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.

      Note Depending on the edition of the operating system, or the programs that are installed on your system, some files that are listed in the file information table may not be installed.
    4. You can also click the Details tab and compare information, such as file version and date modified, with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.

      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.
    5. Finally, you can also click 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 interventionInternet Explorer 7 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 7 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 7 in all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB2797052-ia64.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 8 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 9 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 9 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet
Installing without restartingInternet Explorer 7 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 7 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 7 in all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
Windows6.0-KB2797052-ia64.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 8 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE8-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 9 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 9 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008:
IE9-Windows6.0-KB2797052-x64.msu /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 2797052
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 the Start Search box.
    2. When the file appears under Programs, right-click the file name and click Properties.
    3. On the General tab, compare the file size with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.

      Note Depending on the edition of the operating system, or the programs that are installed on your system, some files that are listed in the file information table may not be installed.
    4. You can also click the Details tab and compare information, such as file version and date modified, with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.

      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.
    5. Finally, you can also click 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 interventionInternet Explorer 8 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 9 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet
Installing without restartingInternet Explorer 8 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
Windows6.1-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 9 for all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 7:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows 7:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB2797052-x64.msu /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 InformationTo uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2797052
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.
/warnrestart:<seconds>When combined with /quiet, the installer will warn the user before initiating restart.
/promptrestartWhen combined with /quiet, the installer will prompt before initiating restart.
/forcerestartWhen combined with /quiet, the installer will forcefully close applications and initiate restart.
/log:<file name>Enables logging to specified file.
/extract:<destination>Extracts the package contents to the destination folder.
/uninstall /kb:<KB Number>Uninstalls the security update.

Note For more information about the wusa.exe installer, see "Windows Update Stand-alone Installer" in the TechNet article, Miscellaneous Changes in Windows 7.

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 the Search box.
    2. When the file appears under Programs, right-click the file name and click Properties.
    3. On the General tab, compare the file size with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.

      Note Depending on the edition of the operating system, or the programs that are installed on your system, some files that are listed in the file information table may not be installed.
    4. You can also click the Details tab and compare information, such as file version and date modified, with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.

      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.
    5. Finally, you can also click 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 interventionInternet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 8 in all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB2797052-ia64.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet
Installing without restartingInternet Explorer 8 in all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 8 in all supported Itanium-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows6.1-KB2797052-ia64.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 9 for all supported x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
IE9-Windows6.1-KB2797052-x64.msu /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 InformationTo uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then under Windows Update, click View installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2797052
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.
/warnrestart:<seconds>When combined with /quiet, the installer will warn the user before initiating restart.
/promptrestartWhen combined with /quiet, the installer will prompt before initiating restart.
/forcerestartWhen combined with /quiet, the installer will forcefully close applications and initiate restart.
/log:<file name>Enables logging to specified file.
/extract:<destination>Extracts the package contents to the destination folder.
/uninstall /kb:<KB Number>Uninstalls the security update.

Note For more information about the wusa.exe installer, see "Windows Update Stand-alone Installer" in the TechNet article, Miscellaneous Changes in Windows 7.

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 the Start Search box.
    2. When the file appears under Programs, right-click the file name and click Properties.
    3. On the General tab, compare the file size with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.

      Note Depending on the edition of the operating system, or the programs that are installed on your system, some files that are listed in the file information table may not be installed.
    4. You can also click the Details tab and compare information, such as file version and date modified, with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.

      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.
    5. Finally, you can also click 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 8 (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 interventionInternet Explorer 10 in all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet
Internet Explorer 10 in all supported 64-bit editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet
Installing without restartingInternet Explorer 10 all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB2797052-x86.msu /quiet /norestart
Internet Explorer 10 all supported x64-bit editions of Windows 8:
Windows8-RT-KB2797052-x64.msu /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 InformationTo uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then under Windows Update, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2797052
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.
/warnrestart:<seconds>When combined with /quiet, the installer will warn the user before initiating restart.
/promptrestartWhen combined with /quiet, the installer will prompt before initiating restart.
/forcerestartWhen combined with /quiet, the installer will forcefully close applications and initiate restart.
/log:<file name>Enables logging to specified file.
/extract:<destination>Extracts the package contents to the destination folder.
/uninstall /kb:<KB Number>Uninstalls the security update.

Note For more information about the wusa.exe installer, see "Windows Update Stand-alone Installer" in the TechNet article, Miscellaneous Changes in Windows 7.

Verifying That the Update Has Been Applied

  • 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 the Search box.
    2. When the file appears under Programs, right-click the file name and click Properties.
    3. On the General tab, compare the file size with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.

      Note Depending on the edition of the operating system, or the programs that are installed on your system, some files that are listed in the file information table may not be installed.
    4. You can also click the Details tab and compare information, such as file version and date modified, with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.

      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.
    5. Finally, you can also click 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 2012 (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 interventionInternet Explorer 10 in all supported editions of Windows Server 2012:
Windows8-RT-KB2797052-x64.msu /quiet
Installing without restartingInternet Explorer 10 in all supported editions of Windows Server 2008 R2:
Windows8-RT-KB2797052-x64.msu /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 InformationTo uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then under Windows Update, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2797052
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.
/warnrestart:<seconds>When combined with /quiet, the installer will warn the user before initiating restart.
/promptrestartWhen combined with /quiet, the installer will prompt before initiating restart.
/forcerestartWhen combined with /quiet, the installer will forcefully close applications and initiate restart.
/log:<file name>Enables logging to specified file.
/extract:<destination>Extracts the package contents to the destination folder.
/uninstall /kb:<KB Number>Uninstalls the security update.

Note For more information about the wusa.exe installer, see "Windows Update Stand-alone Installer" in the TechNet article, Miscellaneous Changes in Windows 7.

Verifying That the Update Has Been Applied

  • 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 the Start Search box.
    2. When the file appears under Programs, right-click the file name and click Properties.
    3. On the General tab, compare the file size with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.

      Note Depending on the edition of the operating system, or the programs that are installed on your system, some files that are listed in the file information table may not be installed.
    4. You can also click the Details tab and compare information, such as file version and date modified, with the file information tables provided in the bulletin KB article.

      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.
    5. Finally, you can also click 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 RT (all editions)

Reference Table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Inclusion in Future Service PacksThe update for this issue will be included in a future service pack or update rollup
Deployment 
This update is available only via Windows Update.
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 InformationTo uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, and then under Windows Update, click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.
File InformationSee Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2797052

Other Information

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 go to the active protections websites provided by program partners, listed in Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP) Partners.

Support

How to obtain help and support for this security update

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 (February 12, 2013): Bulletin published.
  • V1.1 (February 12, 2013): Added a link to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 2797052 under Known Issues in the Executive Summary. In addition, corrected the FAQ entry for Internet Explorer 10 Release Preview for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

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