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Home » Security Advisories» Microsoft » Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin Summary for February, 2004 #2

Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin Summary for February, 2004 #2

Included in this advisory is an update for newly discovered vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows.

  • Vendor: Microsoft
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  • Date: February 10, 2004


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Title: Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin Summary for
February 2004
Issued: February 2, 2004
Version Number: 1.0
Bulletin:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/winfeb04.asp

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Summary:
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Included in this advisory is an update for newly discovered
vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows.

This bulletin is rated Critical.

MS04-004 - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer
(832894)

- Affected Software:
- Microsoft Windows 98
- Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
- Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
- 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, Service Pack 4
- Windows XP,
- Windows XP, Service Pack 1
- Windows XP 64-bit Edition,
- Windows XP 64-bit Edition, Service Pack 1
- Windows XP 64-bit Edition, Version 2003
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2003 64-bit Edition

- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Version Number: 1.0

Update Availability:
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An update is available to fix this vulnerability.
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 February at:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/winfeb04.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 patches.
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

* Join our Microsoft webcast for a live discussion of the technical
details of the February security bulletin release and steps you can
take to protect your environment. Details can be found at:

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=22796

* 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 patch, it is a hoax that may be distributing a
virus. Microsoft does not distribute security patches via e-mail.
You can learn more about Microsoft's software distribution
policies here:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/policy/swdist.asp

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

- - Andreas Sandblad (sandbladacc.umu.se)
for reporting the Travel Log Cross Domain Vulnerability
described in MS04-004.

Revisions:
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* V1.0 February 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 patch, it is a hoax that may be distributing a
virus. Microsoft does not distribute security patches via e-mail.
You can learn more about Microsoft's software distribution
policies here:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/policy/swdist.asp
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