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Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin Summary for February, 2004

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

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  • Date: February 10, 2004


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Title: Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin Summary for
February 2004
Issued: February 10, 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 are updates for three newly discovered
vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. These vulnerabilities, broken
down by severity are:

** Critical Security Bulletins

MS04-007 - ASN .1 Vulnerability Could Allow Code Execution (828028)

- 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, 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 XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003
Service Pack 1
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition

- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Version Number: 1.0

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

- Affected Software:
- Windows 98
- Windows 98 Second Edition
- 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
- Windows 2000 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 XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003
Service Pack 1
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition

- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Last Revised: February 9, 2004
- Version Number: 1.4

** Important Security Bulletins

MS04-006 - Vulnerability in the Windows Internet Naming Service
(WINS) Could Allow Code Execution (830352)

- Affected Software:
- Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6a
- Windows NT Server 4.0 Terminal Server Edition
Service Pack 6
- Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 2
- Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 3
- Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 4
- 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 Windows 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 Microsoft's webcast for a live discussion of the technical
details of the February 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=22796

The on-demand version of the webcast will be available 24 hours
after the live webcast 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.

- - Qualys
(http://www.qualys.com)
for reporting the issue described in MS04-006.

- - eEye Digital Security
(http://www.eeye.com)
for reporting the issue described in MS04-007.

Revisions:
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* V1.0 February 10, 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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