Systems running Microsoft Office XP and Outlook 2002
There is a vulnerability in Outlook 2002 that could allow attackers to take control of your computer.
By taking advantage of the way Outlook interprets email links, an attacker may be able to gain control of your computer.
Apply a patchMicrosoft's Office Security Update for March 2004 links to the necessary patches.
- US-CERT Technical Alert TA04-070A - <http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA04-070A.html>
- Microsoft's Office Security Update for March 2004 - <http://www.microsoft.com/security/security_bulletins/20040309_office.asp>
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-009 - <http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-009.mspx>
This document is available from <http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/alerts/SA04-070A.html>
March 10, 2004: Initial release