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ESB-1999.124 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS99-031) -- Patch Available for "Virtual Machine Sandbox" Vulnerability
31 August 1999
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-1999.124 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS99-031) Patch Available for "Virtual Machine Sandbox" Vulnerability 31 August 1999 =========================================================================== Microsoft Corporation has released the following security bulletin concerning a virtual machine vulnerability in Internet Explorer versions 4.x and 5.x. A Java applet could be constructed which runs outside the bounds of the virtual machine, such that if a user visits a website where the applet is hosted, unauthorised actions could be performed on the client's computer: http://www.microsoft.com/security/bulletins/MS99-031.asp =========================================================================== This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document referenced above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. The decision to use any or all of this information is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be done so in accordance with site policies and procedures. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Microsoft Corporation directly. Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from: http://www.auscert.org.au/Information/advisories.html If you believe that your system has been compromised, contact AusCERT or your representative in FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams). Internet Email: email@example.com Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for emergencies. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: 2.6.3i Charset: noconv Comment: ftp://ftp.auscert.org.au/pub/auscert/AUSCERT_PGP.key iQCVAwUBN+dv/ih9+71yA2DNAQGETgP/aQmXEyPk4RDnP5UTj+J5F1CNtGZWvQTJ zjK64eEP/bP9cA2OniHLEysFlUMCef1CbW0JXjXzNjll3m5kNj23H2FzShIHf65b ni4UQmtt4fJ501kgfuOLCN5Qhqs9sBQM0KvMIIdFu5eG7CgVb/XXtgHq00IfNQ2G cgxD8gsYtu4= =pKON -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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