Download .NET 6.0.13 (Offline Installers)

Download .NET 6.0.13 using offline installers given in this post. This is a security update and includes several fixes and repository updates. It also addresses a .NET denial of service vulnerability.

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.NET 7.0.2 has been released by Microsoft as part of the January 2023 update. However, Microsoft is still updating .NET 6 as well. .NET 6.0.13 has also been released which is a security update that addresses a .NET Denial of Service vulnerability.

You can update your .NET version using the direct download links given below. Installing the latest version of .NET will automatically replace the older, stable version. However, if you have a preview version installed as well, no changes will be made to it.

Let us briefly discuss the new features in .NET 6.0.13 before proceeding to see how to install them.

What’s New in .NET 6.0.13

There are a plethora of new improvements and fixes in .NET 6.0.13 over its predecessor. Microsoft has mainly focused on the following areas with this release:

  • [Updates repositories]
  • [Security Advisory]
    • Microsoft has released the security advisory CVE-2023-21538 which is a .NET denial of service vulnerability. A denial of service vulnerability exists in .NET 6.0 where a malicious client could cause a stack overflow which may result in a denial of service attack when an attacker sends an invalid request to an exposed endpoint.
  • [Additional fixes]

To read more about the different improvements, click on the links given above to be redirected to the original Microsoft announcement.

Download .NET 6.0.13

Use the direct download links below to download the .NET 6.0.13 Runtime, SDKs, and ASP.NET Core Runtime matching your operating system and architecture:

Runtime

Download .NET 6.0.13 Desktop Runtime for Windows x64

Download .NET 6.0.13 Desktop Runtime for Windows x86

Download .NET 6.0.13 Desktop Runtime for Windows ARM64

Download .NET 6.0.13 Runtime for macOS x64

Download .NET 6.0.13 Runtime for macOS ARM64

Download .NET 6.0.13 Runtime Binaries for Linux ARM32

Download .NET 6.0.13 Runtime Binaries for Linux ARM64

Download .NET 6.0.13 Runtime Binaries for Linux ARM32 Alpine

Download .NET 6.0.13 Runtime Binaries for Linux ARM64 Alpine

Download .NET 6.0.13 Runtime Binaries for Linux x64

Download .NET 6.0.13 Runtime Binaries for Linux x64 Alpine

SDK

Download .NET SDK 6.0.405 for Windows x64

Download .NET SDK 6.0.405 for Windows x86

Download .NET SDK 6.0.405 for Windows ARM64

Download .NET SDK 6.0.405 for macOS x64

Download .NET SDK 6.0.405 for macOS ARM64

Download .NET SDK 6.0.405 Binaries for Linux ARM32

Download .NET SDK 6.0.405 Binaries for Linux ARM64

Download .NET SDK 6.0.405 Binaries for Linux ARM32 Alpine

Download .NET SDK 6.0.405 Binaries for Linux ARM64 Alpine

Download .NET SDK 6.0.405 Binaries for Linux x64

Download .NET SDK 6.0.405 Binaries for Linux x64 Alpine

ASP.NET Core Runtime

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.13 Hosting Bundle for Windows

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.13 for Windows x64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.13 for Windows x86

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.13 Binaries for Windows ARM64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.13 Binaries for macOS x64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.13 Binaries for macOS ARM64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.13 Binaries for Linux ARM32

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.13 Binaries for Linux ARM64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.13 Binaries for Linux ARM32 Alpine

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.13 Binaries for Linux ARM64 Alpine

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.13 Binaries for Linux x64

Download ASP.NET Core Runtime 6.0.13 Binaries for Linux x64 Alpine

More download and install options here.

Install .NET 6.0.13

You can begin by downloading the right .NET version for you from the links above and then running it to begin the installation process. Here is how:

Once you have installed the newer .NET version, all your applications will run using the new build as the previous version will be replaced.

  1. Execute the downloaded installation package and click Install.

    Begin installation 1
    Begin installation

    Run the installation package by double-clicking it (in the case of macOS and Windows), and then clicking Install on the installation wizard.

  2. Close the wizard once the installation is complete.

    Close installation wizard 1
    Close installation wizard

    The installation will now begin. It does not take much time nor does it require a restart. Click Close once it has been installed successfully.

You have now installed the .NET. You may check which .NET version is running by typing in the following command in Command Prompt:

wmic product get description | findstr /C:.NET
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Confirm installed .NET version

How to Remove/Uninstall .NET

If you wish to remove a .NET version from your computer, you can simply uninstall it like any other regular application. Here are the steps to following:

  1. Open the Programs & Features applet by typing in “appwiz.cpl” in the Run Command box.

    appwiz
    Open Programs & Features applet
  2. Right-click the .NET component that you want to remove, then click Uninstall from the context menu.

    Uninstall NET 1
    Uninstall .NET

    The uninstallation wizard will now launch.

  3. Click Uninstall again.

    Click Uninstall 1
    Click Uninstall
  4. When removed, click Close.

    Close uninstallation wizard 1
    Close uninstallation wizard

Conclusion

If you are a developer, then we would recommend that you upgrade to .NET 6.0.13 since it includes new fixes and addresses critical security vulnerabilities that could be easily exploited. It gives you more flexibility over your code with faster and more efficient coding; achieving more with less scripting.

.NET 6 Release History

Complete VersionRelease DateSignificant ImprovementsAnnouncement
6.0.1310-01-23-Addresses a .NET Denial of Service vulnerability (CVE-2023-21538)
-Repository updates and other fixes
Microsoft announces .NET 6.0.13
6.0.118-11-22-Improvements to ASP .NET Core, SDK, and RuntimeMicrosoft announces .NET 6.0.11
6.0.1011-10-22-Security advisory for developers
-Improvements to CoreFX, ASP .NET Core, Runtime, and Templating
Microsoft announces .NET 6.0.10
.NET 6 version history

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Subhan Zafar is an established IT professional with interests in Windows and Server infrastructure testing and research, and is currently working with Itechtics as a research consultant. He has studied Electrical Engineering and is also certified by Huawei (HCNA & HCNP Routing and Switching).

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