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05.15.2013 - MS13-045 - Important : Vulnerability in Windows Essentials Could Allow Information Disclosure (2813707) - Version: 1.1

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Revision Note: V1.1 (May 15, 2013): Corrected link to the download location in the Detection and Deployment Tools and Guidance section. This is an informational change only.
Summary: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Windows Writer. The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if a user opens Writer using a specially crafted URL. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could override Windows Writer proxy settings and overwrite files accessible to the user on the target system. In a web-based attack scenario, a website could contain a specially crafted link that is used to exploit this vulnerability. An attacker would have to convince users to visit the website and open the specially crafted link.

- View Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-045
- View Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - on: 1.
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