What is the impact of the Microsoft Active Template Library Security Update?

Last reviewed: 10/1/2009

FAQ Article ID: F080902

The information in this article applies to:

  • GrammarKit 2, 3
  • LexiconKit 2, 3
  • ProfileKit 2, 3
  • SpeechKit 5, 6
  • VoiceMarkupKit 2, 3


On July 28 2009, Microsoft announced that ATL was impacted in Security Advisory (973882) and provided updated versions of ATL with the release of security bulletin MS09-035. This bulletin addresses an issue with ATL that may affect developers who built ActiveX components using ATL. An additional bulletin MS09-034 addresses changes to Internet Explorer that help mitigate the risks from vulnerable ActiveX controls.

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The Chant ActiveX and COM component libraries for products listed above do not utilize the technologies identified as vulnerabilities in the Microsoft announcement.

GrammarKit 3, ProfileKit 3, SpeechKit 6, and VoiceMarkupKit 3 build environment was updated with the Microsoft security service pack.