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Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin Summary for April 2004

Included in this advisory are updates for newly discovered vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows.

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  • Date: April 13, 2004


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Title: Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin Summary for
April 2004
Issued: April 13, 2004
Version Number: 1.0
Bulletin:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/winapr04.asp

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Summary:
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Included in this advisory are updates for newly discovered
vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. These vulnerabilities,
broken down by severity are:

** Critical Security Bulletins

MS04-011 - Security Update for Microsoft Windows (835732)

- Affected Software:
- Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Service Pack 6a
- Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6a
- Windows NT Server 4.0 Terminal Server Edition
Service Pack 6
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
- Windows XP and Windows XP Service Pack 1
- Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1
- Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition
- Microsoft NetMeeting

- Review the FAQ section of bulletin MS04-011 for
information about these operating systems:
- Microsoft Windows 98
- Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)
- Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (ME)

- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Version Number: 1.0

MS04-012 - Cumulative Update for Microsoft RPC/DCOM (828741)

- Affected Software:
- Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Service Pack 6a
- Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6a
- Windows NT Server 4.0 Terminal Server Edition
Service Pack 6
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
- Windows XP and Windows XP Service Pack 1
- Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1
- Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition

- Review the FAQ section of bulletin MS04-012 for
information about these operating systems:
- Microsoft Windows 98
- Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)
- Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (ME)

- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Version Number: 1.0

MS04-013 - Cumulative Security Update for Outlook Express
(837009)

- Affected Software:
- Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Service Pack 6a
- Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6a
- Windows NT Server 4.0 Terminal Server Edition
Service Pack 6
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
- Windows XP and Windows XP Service Pack 1
- Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1
- Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition

- Review the FAQ section of bulletin MS04-013 for
information about these operating systems:
- Microsoft Windows 98
- Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)
- Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (ME)

- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Version Number: 1.0

** Important Security Bulletins

MS04-014 - Vulnerability in the Microsoft Jet Database Engine
Could Allow Code Execution (837001)

- Affected Software:
- Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Service Pack 6a
- Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6a
- Windows NT Server 4.0 Terminal Server Edition
Service Pack 6
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
- Windows XP and Windows XP Service Pack 1
- Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1
- Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition

- Review the FAQ section of bulletin MS04-014 for
information about these operating systems:
- Microsoft Windows 98
- Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)
- Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (ME)

- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Version Number: 1.0

Update Availability:
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Updates are available to fix these vulnerabilities.
For additional information, including Technical Details,
Workarounds, answers to Frequently Asked Questions, and Update
Deployment Information please read the Microsoft Windows Security
Bulletin Summary for April at:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/winapr04.asp

Support:
========
Technical support is available from Microsoft Product Support
Services at 1-866-PC SAFETY (1-866-727-2338). There is no
charge for support calls associated with security updates.
International customers can get support from their local Microsoft
subsidiaries. Phone numbers for international support can be found
at: http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx

Additional Resources:
=====================
* Microsoft has created a free monthly e-mail newsletter containing
valuable information to help you protect your network. This
newsletter provides practical security tips, topical security
guidance, useful resources and links, pointers to helpful
community resources, and a forum for you to provide feedback
and ask security-related questions.
You can sign up for the newsletter at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/secnews/default.mspx

* Microsoft has created a free e-mail notification service that
serves as a supplement to the Security Notification Service
(this e-mail). It provides timely notification of any minor
changes or revisions to previously released Microsoft Security
Bulletins. This new service provides notifications that are
written for IT professionals and contain technical information
about the revisions to security bulletins.
Visit http://www.microsoft.com to subscribe to this service:

- Click on Subscribe at the top of the page.
- This will direct you via Passport to the Subscription center.
- Under Newsletter Subscriptions you can sign up for the
"Microsoft Security Notification Service: Comprehensive Version".

* Join Microsoft's webcast for a live discussion of the technical
details of the April security bulletins and steps you can take
to protect your environment. Details about the live webcast
can be found at:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=25390

The on-demand version of the webcast will be available 24 hours
after the live webcast at:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=25390

* Protect your PC: Microsoft has provided information on how you
can help protect your PC at the following locations:

http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/

If you receive an e-mail that claims to be distributing a
Microsoft security update, it is a hoax that may be distributing a
virus. Microsoft does not distribute security updates via e-mail.
You can learn more about Microsoft's software distribution
policies here:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/topics/policy/swdist.mspx

Acknowledgments:
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Microsoft thanks the following for working with us to protect
customers:

- - Carlos Sarraute of Core Security Technologies
(http://www.coresecurity.com) for reporting the LDAP
Vulnerability (CAN-2003-0663).

- - Internet Security Systems (http://www.iss.net) for reporting
the PCT Vulnerability (CAN-2003-0719).

- - Ondrej Sevecek (http://www.sevecek.com) for reporting the
Winlogon Vulnerability (CAN-2003-0806).

- - iDefense (http://www.idefense.com)and Jouko Pynnönen
(http://jouko.iki.fi) for reporting the Help and Support
Vulnerability (CAN-2003-0907).

- - Brett Moore of Security-Assessment.com (http://www.security-
assessment.com), Cesar Cerrudo (cesarc56yahoo.com) and Ben Pryor
(pryorbuwplatt.edu) for reporting the Utility Manager
Vulnerability (CAN-2003-0908).

- - Erik Kamphuis of LogicaCMG (http://www.logicacmg.com) working
on behalf of the Dutch Tax Office for reporting the Windows
Management Vulnerability (CAN-2003-0909).

- - NSFOCUS Security Team (http://www.nsfocus.com) for reporting
the Negotiate SSP Vulnerability (CAN-2004-0119).

- - John Lampe of Tenable Network Security
(http://www.tenablesecurity.com) for reporting the SSL
Vulnerability (CAN-2004-0120)

- - Foundstone, Inc (http://www.foundstone.com) and Qualys
(http://www.qualys.com) for reporting the ASN.1 'Double Free'
Vulnerability (CAN-2004-0123).

- - eEye Digital Security (http://www.eeye.com) for reporting the
LSASS Vulnerability (CAN-2003-0533), Metafile Vulnerability (CAN-
2003-0906), Local Descriptor Table Vulnerability (CAN-2003-0910),
Virtual DOS Machine Vulnerability (CAN-2004-0118), RPC Runtime
Library Vulnerability (CAN-2003-0813) and the RPCSS Service
Vulnerability (CAN-2004-0116).

- - Qualys (http://www.qualys.com)for reporting the CIS - RPC over
HTTP Vulnerability (CAN-2003-0807).

- - Todd Sabin of BindView (http://www.bindview.com) for reporting
the Object Identity Vulnerability (CAN-2004-0124).

- - Matt Thompson of Aberdeen IT (http://www.aberdeenit.com) for
reporting the Jet Vulnerability (CAN-2004-0197)

Revisions:
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* V1.0 April 13, 2004: Bulletin Created.
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Protect your PC: Microsoft has provided information on how you
can help protect your PC at the following locations:
http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/

If you receive an e-mail that claims to be distributing a
Microsoft security update, it is a hoax that may be distributing a
virus. Microsoft does not distribute security updates via e-mail.
You can learn more about Microsoft's software distribution
policies here:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/topics/policy/swdist.mspx
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