Patch Tuesday – August 14, 2007

Nine security bulletins were released by Microsoft on Tuesday, August 14, 2007. 6 Critical Bulletins (MS07-042, MS07-043, and MS07-044, MS07-045, MS07-046, and MS07-050), and 3 Important Bulletins (MS07-047, MS07-048, and MS07-049) according to the August 2007 Bulletin Summary.

Critical Bulletins

MS07-042: Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (936227)

Affected Software

  • Windows 2000 SP4
    • XML Core Services 3.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-061
    • XML Core Services 4.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
    • XML Core Services 6.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
  • Windows XP SP2
    • XML Core Services 3.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by Windows XP Service Pack 3 and MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-061
    • XML Core Services 4.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
    • XML Core Services 6.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
    • XML Core Services 3.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-061
    • XML Core Services 4.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
    • XML Core Services 6.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
  • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition
    • XML Core Services 3.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-061
    • XML Core Services 4.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
    • XML Core Services 6.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1
    • XML Core Services 3.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-061
    • XML Core Services 4.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
    • XML Core Services 6.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2
    • XML Core Services 3.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
    • XML Core Services 4.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
    • XML Core Services 6.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems
    • XML Core Services 3.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-061
    • XML Core Services 4.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
    • XML Core Services 6.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
    • XML Core Services 3.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
    • XML Core Services 4.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
    • XML Core Services 6.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition
    • XML Core Services 3.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-061
    • XML Core Services 4.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
    • XML Core Services 6.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition
    • XML Core Services 3.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
    • XML Core Services 4.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
    • XML Core Services 6.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
  • Windows Vista, x86 Editions
    • XML Core Services 3.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-061
    • XML Core Services 4.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
    • XML Core Services 6.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
  • Windows Vista, x64 Editions
    • XML Core Services 3.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-061
    • XML Core Services 4.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
    • XML Core Services 6.0 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-069
      • Supersedes MS06-071
  • Office 2003 SP 2
  • Office System 2007 
  • Office SharePoint Server
  • Office Groove Server 2007

MS07-043: Vulnerability in OLE Automation Could Allow Remote Code Execution (921503)

Affected Components

MS07-044: Vulnerability in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (940965)

Affected Software

  • Office 2000 SP3 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-014
    • Supersedes MS07-036
  • Office XP SP3 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-014
    • Supersedes MS07-036
  • Office 2003 SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by Office 2003 SP3 and MS08-014
    • Supersedes MS07-036
  • Excel Viewer 2003 – Download Update
    • Superseded by Excel Viewer 2003 SP3
    • Supersedes MS07-036
  • Office 2004 for Mac – Download Update
    • Supersedes MS07-036

MS07-045: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (937143)

Affected Components

  • Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4
    • Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-03
  • Internet Explorer 6 SP1
    • Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
  • Internet Explorer 6
    • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-05
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-05
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
  • Internet Explorer 7
    • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows Vista, x86 Editions – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033
    • Windows Vista, x64 Editions – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS07-057
      • Supersedes MS07-033

MS07-046: Vulnerability in GDI Could Allow Remote Code Execution (938829)

Affected Software

  • Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-021
    • Supersedes MS06-001
  • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-021
    • Supersedes MS06-001
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-021
    • Supersedes MS06-001
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-021
    • Supersedes MS06-001
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-021
    • Supersedes MS06-001
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-021
    • Supersedes MS06-001

MS07-050: Vulnerability in Vector Markup Language Could Allow Remote Code Execution (938127)

Affected Components

  • Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4
  • Internet Explorer 6 SP1
    • Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-052
      • Supersedes MS07-004
    • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by Windows XP Service Pack 3
      • Supersedes MS07-004
    • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS07-004
    • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS07-004
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS07-004
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS07-004
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS07-004
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS07-004
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS07-004
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS07-004
  • Internet Explorer 7

Important Bulletins

MS07-047: Vulnerabilities in Windows Media Player Could Allow Remote Code Execution (936782)

Affected Components

MS07-048: Vulnerabilities in Windows Gadgets Could Allow Remote Code Execution (938123)

Affected Software

MS07-049: Vulnerability in Virtual PC and Virtual Server Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (937986)

Affected Software

Important Reminder

Please keep your computer up to date with Critical and Important updates by visiting Microsoft Update. If you experience any problems with Microsoft Security updates then please call Microsoft support for help. There will be no charge for support on Security Updates.

Microsoft has set up newsgroups for self-support. If you need help for Security updates or any other updates that is issued by Microsoft then please visit the Windows Update newsgroup at using your newsreader news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windowsupdate.

Version 2.6
Edited: May 10, 2012

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