Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable 9.0.30729.6161
This package installs runtime components of C Runtime (CRT), Standard C++, ATL, MFC, OpenMP and MSDIA libraries. For libraries that support side-by-side deployment model (CRT, SCL, ATL, MFC, OpenMP) they are installed into the native assembly cache, also called WinSxS folder, on versions of Windows operating system that support side-by-side assemblies.
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.
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable is a Freeware software in the category Development developed by Microsoft.
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The latest version of Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable is 9.0.30729.6161, released on 06/01/2012. It was initially added to our database on 10/29/2007.
Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable requires one of the operating systems Windows XP/2000 Pro/Server 2003/Vista/2000 Server/Server 2008/7/8/Server 2012 to be running on the computer it will be installed on.
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