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How Does NI Security Update 67L8ECQW for LabWindows™/CVI™ Help Affect Me?



Primary Software: LabWindows/CVI Development Systems>>LabWindows/CVI Full Development System
Primary Software Version: 2012 SP1
Primary Software Fixed Version: N/A
Secondary Software: N/A

Problem:
My system requires NI Security Update 67L8ECQW. What actions should I take to eliminate the security vulnerability?

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Why am I seeing the following error dialog when launching an example from the LabWindows/CVI Help?



Solution:
A security vulnerability exists in the LabWindows/CVI Help. NI has created NI Security Update 67L8ECQW to install a patch that eliminates the vulnerability. This update is recommended for all systems with LabWindows/CVI development environment version 2012 SP1 and earlier installed.

Note: The security vulnerability does not exist in LabWindows/CVI 2013 and later.

If you have installed another NI Security Update or have installed NI software released August 2013 or later, you might see the error dialog in the problem section. Installing NI Security Update 67L8ECQW also eliminates this error.

Updating Your System
Refer to How Does NI Security Update 67L8K7QW (NI General Security Patch Q2 2013) Affect Me? for more information and instructions on how to install the update.

Background
A security vulnerability exists in several NI ActiveX components installed with National Instruments software products on Microsoft Windows operating systems. These components are vulnerable to attacks through Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office. Refer to Software Vulnerability NI-64BG6SWQ-5 for LabWindows/CVI Help for more information.

Related Links:
KnowledgeBase 67L8N7QW: How Do the NI Q2 2013 Security Updates Affect Me?
KnowledgeBase 67L8OHQW: How Do I Apply NI Q2 2013 Security Updates On System Without NI Update Service Installed?
KnowledgeBase 6CLDQ5NS: What Is the Nature of Software Vulnerability NI-64BG6SWQ-5?

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Report Date: 03/22/2013
Last Updated: 08/26/2013
Document ID: 67L8ECQW

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