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11 May 2005

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           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: 

Comment: Microsoft Bulletin MS05-024 lists the following mitigation
         "Disabling Web View will reduce the ability to malicious use this
         feature to perform an attack. To disable Web View, follow these
         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."

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MS05-024 - Vulnerability in Web View Could Allow Remote Code Execution 

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

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