Microsoft releases 3 security patches - 2 critical, 1 important

Posted on Wednesday, Jan 12 2005 @ 00:19 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft has made three security patches available today:
Vulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Code Execution (890175)
Executive Summary
A vulnerability exists in Windows that could allow remote code execution on an affected system

Vulnerability in Cursor and Icon Format Handling Could Allow Remote Code Execution (891711)
Executive Summary
A vulnerability exists in Windows that could allow remote code execution on an affected system.

Vulnerability in Indexing Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (871250)
Executive Summary
A vulnerability exists in the Indexing Service that could allow remote code execution on an affected system. The Indexing Service is not enabled by default on the affected systems.
They can be found through the Windows Update service or download them directly here


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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