Patch Tuesday – April 8, 2008

Eight security bulletins were released by Microsoft on Tuesday, April 8, 2008. 5 Critical Bulletins (MS08-018, MS08-021, MS08-022, MS08-023, and MS08-024) and 3 Important Bulletins (MS08-019, MS08-020, and MS08-025) according to the April 2008 Bulletin Summary.

Critical Bulletins

MS08-018: Vulnerability in Microsoft Project Could Allow Remote Code Execution (950183)

Affected Software

  • Microsoft Project 2000 Service Release 1 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-074
  • Microsoft Project 2002 SP1 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-074
  • Microsoft Project 2003 SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS09-074

MS08-021: Vulnerabilities in GDI Could Allow Remote Code Execution (948590)

Affected Software

  • Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
    • Supersedes MS07-046
  • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by Windows XP Service Pack 3 and MS08-071
    • Supersedes MS07-046
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
    • Supersedes MS07-046
  • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
    • Supersedes MS07-046
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
    • Supersedes MS07-046
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
    • Supersedes MS07-046
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
    • Supersedes MS07-046
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
    • Supersedes MS07-046
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
    • Supersedes MS07-046
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
    • Supersedes MS07-046
  • Windows Vista, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
  • Windows Vista SP1, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
  • Windows Vista, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
  • Windows Vista SP1, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
  • Windows Server 2008, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
  • Windows Server 2008, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-071

MS08-022: Vulnerability in VBScript and JScript Scripting Engines Could Allow Remote Code Execution (944338)

Affected Software

  • VBScript 5.1 and JScript 5.1
  • VBScript 5.6 and JScript 5.6
    • Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS06-023
    • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by Windows XP Service Pack 3
      • Supersedes MS06-023
    • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS06-023
    • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS06-023
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS06-023
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS06-023
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS06-023
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS06-023
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS06-023
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Supersedes MS06-023

MS08-023: Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits (948881)

Affected Software

  • Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4
  • Internet Explorer 6 SP1
  • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by Windows XP Service Pack 3 and MS08-032
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032
  • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032
  • Windows Vista, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032
  • Windows Vista SP1, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032
  • Windows Vista, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032
  • Windows Vista SP1, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032
  • Windows Server 2008, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032
  • Windows Server 2008, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-032

MS08-024: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (947864)

Affected Software

  • Internet Explorer 5.01
    • Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
  • Internet Explorer 6 SP1
    • Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
  • Internet Explorer 6
    • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by Windows XP Service Pack 3 and MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
  • Internet Explorer 7
    • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows XP SP3 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
    • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Vista, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Vista SP1, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Vista, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Vista SP1, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
      • Supersedes MS08-010
    • Windows Server 2008, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
    • Windows Server 2008, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031
    • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-031

Important Bulletins

MS08-020: Vulnerability in DNS Client Could Allow Spoofing (945553)

Affected Software

MS08-025: Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (941693)

Affected Software

  • Windows 2000 SP4 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows XP SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by Windows XP Service Pack 3 and MS08-061
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows XP SP2 Professional x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64 Edition – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows Vista, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows Vista SP1, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows Vista, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows Vista SP1, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows Server 2008, 32-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows Server 2008, 64-bit Editions – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems – Download Update
    • Superseded by MS08-061

MS08-019: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Remote Code Execution (949032)

Affected Software

  • Microsoft Visio 2002 SP2
    • Office XP SP2 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS08-052 and MS09-005
      • Supersedes MS07-030
  • Microsoft Visio 2003 SP2
  • Microsoft Visio 2003 SP3
    • Office 2003 SP3 – Download Update
      • Superseded by MS09-005
      • Supersedes MS07-030
  • Microsoft Visio 2007
  • Microsoft Visio 2007 SP1

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 1.9
Edited: May 11, 2012

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