New XP KB articles

829643 Internet Explorer 6.0 Service Pack 1 cannot use the Automatic Detect Settings feature in a Windows XP-based computer to find a WPAD server


833355 You receive a protection fault error message when you try to use the DrvGetStandardVariable function


834462 Your USB printer is listed as offline when you try to print from Windows

IIS5 Exploit

A new widespread Internet attack is targeting thousands of websites and implanting malicious code on Windows-based computers.  Affected computer browsers are infected with a JavaScript code which attempts to download one of several Trojans from a Web site in Russia that is a known source of spam.  This attack appears to be focused on stealing credit card data and other personal information for the identity theft market.


A patch from Microsoft is available here


http://www.microsoft.com/security/incident/download_ject.mspx