Security Update for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 (KB2553094)

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A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 that could allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified file is opened. This update resolves that vulnerability.
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    10.5 MB

    KB Articles: KB2553094
    Security bulletins: MS11-072
  • System Requirements

    Supported Operating System

    Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008

      • This update applies to the following product:
        • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

      • Supported Windows Installer Version: Windows Installer 3.1 or greater

  • Install Instructions

      Note: IT professionals should refer to the IT professional resources section.

      Installation instructions
      If you have Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, do one of the following:

      • Use Microsoft Update (recommended). Microsoft Update consolidates updates provided by Windows Update and Office Update into one location and enables you to choose automatic delivery and installation of high-priority updates.

      • Install Security Update for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 (KB2553094). To do this, follow these steps:
        1. Download one of the two .exe files by using the links at the bottom of the page, and then save the file to your hard disk drive.
        2. It is recommended that you quit any programs you are running.

        3. In Windows Explorer, double-click the .exe file that you saved to your hard disk drive, and follow the instructions on the screen.

      IT professional resources
      IT professionals working in managed environments can find complete resources for deploying Office updates in an organization on the Office System Suites and Programs TechCenter.

      The downloads for this update are under the Files in this Download section below. You can double-click the executable package to begin installation, or extract the patch files (MSP files) by using a command line. The command line and instructions are included in the Knowledge Base article Command line switches for Microsoft Self-Extractor packages (KB912203).

      See the Microsoft Knowledge Base article Description of the Security Update for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 (KB2553094) for further information about this update.

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