Monthly Archives: November 2004

Help protect against a WINS security issue

INTRODUCTIONMicrosoft isinvestigating reports of a security issue with Microsoft Windows Internet Name Service (WINS). This security issue affects Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Terminal Server Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, and Microsoft Windows Server 2003. … Continue reading

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Isle of Man government standardises on Microsoft

The Isle of Man government is to use Microsoft Windows as its strategic platform to deliver new and enhanced services to citizensThe Isle of Man government has announced plans to migrate its Unix desktop environment to Microsoft Windows.The deal follows … Continue reading

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Windows 2000 Update Rollup Announcement

To make it as easy as possible for customers to maintain the security and stability of their Windows 2000 systems, Microsoft will produce an Update Rollup for Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4), with a planned release in mid-2005.The Update … Continue reading

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Security Resource Guide – November 2004

Jerry Bryant posted this excellent document with lots of links provided by Microsoft.Microsoft continues to be committed to building software and services that will help better protect our customers and the industry. Because there is no one solution, our approach … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer IFRAME Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

A vulnerability has been reported in Internet Explorer, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user’s system.The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in the handling of certain attributes in the <IFRAME>, <FRAME>, and <EMBED> … Continue reading

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Security Vulnerability With Java Plug-in in JRE/SDK

A vulnerability in the Java Plug-in may allow an untrusted applet to escalate privileges, through JavaScript calling into Java code, including reading and writing files with the privileges of the user running the applet. This issue can occur in the … Continue reading

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