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Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin Summary for January 2004

Included in this advisory is an update for a newly discovered vulnerability in Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC). This vulnerability is rated Important.

  • Vendor: Microsoft
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  • Date: January 13, 2004


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Title: Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin Summary for
January 2004
Issued: January 13, 2004
Version Number: 1.0
Bulletin:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/winjan04.asp

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Summary:
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Included in this advisory is an update for a newly discovered
vulnerability in Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC).
This vulnerability is rated Important.

MS04-003 - Buffer Overrun in MDAC Function Could Allow Code
Execution (832483)

- Affected Software:
- Microsoft Data Access Components 2.5 (included with
Microsoft Windows 2000)
- Microsoft Data Access Components 2.6 (included with
Microsoft SQL Server 2000)
- Microsoft Data Access Components 2.7 (included with
Microsoft Windows XP)
- Microsoft Data Access Components 2.8 (included with
Microsoft Windows Server 2003)

- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Version Number: 1.0

Update Availability:
===================
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 January at:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/winjan04.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 January security bulletins and steps you can take
to protect your environment. Details can be found at:

http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?
EventID=1032241586&Culture=en-US

* 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

Revisions:
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* V1.0 January 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 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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