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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2005.0377 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-024 Vulnerability in Web View Could Allow Remote Code Execution 11 May 2005 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 and 4 Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (ME) Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE) Microsoft Windows 98 Publisher: Microsoft Operating System: Windows Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands Access: Remote/Unauthenticated CVE Names: CAN-2005-1191 Original Bulletin: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS05-024.mspx Comment: Microsoft Bulletin MS05-024 lists the following mitigation strategy: "Disabling Web View will reduce the ability to malicious use this feature to perform an attack. To disable Web View, follow these steps: 1. Open My Computer 2. Under the Tools menu, select Folder Options. 3. On the General tab in the Web View section, select Use Windows classic folders 4. Click OK 5. These settings will only fully take affect after a user has logged off and then logged back onto the affected system." - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- MS05-024 - Vulnerability in Web View Could Allow Remote Code Execution (894320) Affected Software: - Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 - Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 Review the FAQ section of bulletin MS05-O24 for information about these operating systems: - Microsoft Windows 98 - Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE) - Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (ME) Impact: Remote Code Execution Version Number: 1.0 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to email@example.com and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. NOTE: This is only the original release of the security bulletin. It may not be updated when updates to the original are made. If downloading at a later date, it is recommended that the bulletin is retrieved directly from the author's website to ensure that the information is still current. Contact information for the authors of the original document is included in the Security Bulletin above. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact them directly. Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?cid=1980 If you believe that your computer system has been compromised or attacked in any way, we encourage you to let us know by completing the secure National IT Incident Reporting Form at: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=3192 =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iQCVAwUBQoFvACh9+71yA2DNAQIwhwP/R5VfTJ/wdUNTQGX1vLg1yg8sS4qFWiRW Jp5oDxKmYv+ixo6LyT/ffd6IPe2JFMSfbbfBfGG2irAQ9kXOFVgimW7iep3hIrCY EIwjq7e8/aLFYxssXxI87ENWl+pvKm9kE0jdEUimAo1xvlJYoYYXVLqE1j4Qy7M2 ByErV+yitM8= =gIZn -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----