Microsoft has released security bulletin MS08-052. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:
How to obtain help and support for this security update
Help installing updates:
Support for Microsoft Update
Security solutions for IT professionals:
TechNet Security Troubleshooting and Support
Help protect your computer that is running Windows from viruses and malware:
Virus Solution and Security Center
Local support according to your country:
Known issues with this security update
- After you install this security update, or any update that adds a new Windows Installer feature to Microsoft Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) 2008, you may receive the following error message when you try to repair, to install, or to uninstall VSTS 2008:
For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
A problem has been encountered while loading the setup components. Canceling setup.
Error message when you try to repair, uninstall, or install Visual Studio Team System 2008 after you install an update that adds a new Windows Installer feature: "A problem has been encountered while loading the setup components"
- To install this security update, you must have Windows Installer 3.1 installed on your computer. To obtain the latest Windows Installer for your computer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Command line switches for this update
For more information about the various command line switches that are supported by this update, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
For more information about Windows Installer, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
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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Update removal information
To remove this update, use the Add or Remove Programs
item in Control Panel.