Title: Microsoft Security Advisory Notification
Issued: August 16, 2005

Security Advisories Updated or Released Today

* Security Advisory (899588)

– Title: Vulnerability in Plug and Play Could Allow Remote Code
Execution and Elevation of Privilege (899588)

– Reason For Update: August 16, 2005: Advisory has been updated
to document additional information about variations of
Worm:Win32/Zotob.A and additional information about the
ongoing investigation.

– Advisory Web site: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=51237

– Bulletin Web site: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=48900

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