I found a kb (article from the knwledge base) of Microsoft mentioning an existing hotfix but not providing a link to download this one.
Here is a link to request Microsoft for such hotfix without going through the long and expensive process of a phone call, etc... E.g.: for a dummy kb 1234567: Click here.
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I found a post that give all the requested details on that process: http://www.pesikov.tk/blog/request-download-kb-update-hotfix-directly-without-contacting-microsoft-customer-support-services/
Only notice that you must now use a parameter "ln" in the URL to enforce the language of the page. Ex.: http://support.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=1234567&ln=en-us.
This will bring you to such a support page: