U.S. Flag Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

Note: This page is part of the us-cert.gov archive.This document is part of the US-CERT website archive. These documents are no longer updated and may contain outdated information. Links may also no longer function. Please contact info@us-cert.gov if you have any questions about the US-CERT website archive.

TLP:WHITE

Alert (SA05-221A)

Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities

Original release date: August 09, 2005

Systems Affected

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer

For more complete information, refer to the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August, 2005.

Overview

Microsoft has released updates that address critical vulnerabilities in Windows and Internet Explorer.


Solution

Apply Updates

Microsoft has released security updates for Windows and Internet Explorer. To obtain the updates, visit the Microsoft Update web site. US-CERT also recommends enabling Automatic Updates.

Description

Microsoft Security Bulletins for August, 2005 address vulnerabilities in Windows and Internet Explorer. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to take control of your computer or cause it to crash. For more technical information, see US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert TA05-221A.


References


Feedback can be directed to the US-CERT Technical Staff.

Produced by US-CERT, a government organization. Terms of use

Revision History

  • August 9, 2005: Initial release

Last updated

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

Was this document helpful?  Yes  |  Somewhat  |  No

Back to Top