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Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package MFC Security Update

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A security issue has been identified leading to a vulnerability in MFC applications that are built with Visual Studio 2005 and ship the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package.
  • Note:There are multiple files available for this download.Once you click on the "Download" button, you will be prompted to select the files you need.
    Version:

    8.0

    File Name:

    vcredist_x86.EXE

    vcredist_IA64.EXE

    vcredist_x64.EXE

    Date Published:

    06/07/2011

    File Size:

    2.6 MB

    6.3 MB

    3.0 MB

    KB Articles: KB2538242

    Security bulletins:MS11-025

      A security issue has been identified leading to MFC application vulnerability in DLL planting due to MFC not specifying the full path to system/localization DLLs. You can protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart.
  • Supported Operating Systems:

    Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows XP


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    • Please see the Knowledge Base Articles KB2538242 for more information.

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