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Article ID: 2687499 - Last Review: January 8, 2013 - Revision: 1.0

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INTRODUCTION

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS13-002. To view the complete security bulletin, go to one of the following Microsoft websites: 

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update (http://support.microsoft.com/ph/6527)

Security solutions for IT professionals: TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support (http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bb980617.aspx)

Help protect your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus Solution and Security Center (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/cu_sc_virsec_master)

Local support according to your country: International Support (http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx)

Restart information

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

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, you receive a message that advises you to restart the computer.

To help reduce the possibility that a restart will be required, stop all affected services and close all applications that may use the affected files before you install this security update. For more information about why you may be prompted to restart, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
887012  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/887012/ ) Why you may be prompted to restart your computer after you install a security update on a Windows-based computer

Removal information

Note We do not recommend that you remove any security update.

To remove this security update, use the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.

Note When you remove this security update, you may be prompted to insert the disc that contains the 2007 Microsoft Office system. Additionally, you may not have the option to uninstall this security update from the Add or Remove Programs item or the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. There are several possible causes of this issue.

For more information about the removal, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

903771  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/903771/ ) Information about the ability to uninstall Office updates

Security update replacement information

This security update replaces the following security update:
2596856  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2596856/ ) MS12-043 Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution

File information

The English (United States) version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
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File NameFile VersionFile SizeDateTime
Msxml5.dll5.20.1099.01,365,55216-Nov-201206:45
Msxml5.dll5.20.1099.01,906,75216-Nov-201206:45

Applies to

This article applies to the following:
  • Microsoft XML Core Services 5.0 when used with:
    • Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2
    • Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3
    • Microsoft Word Viewer
    • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 2
    • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3
    • Microsoft Expression Web Service Pack 1
    • Microsoft Expression Web 2
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