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Alert (SA05-221A)

Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities

Systems Affected

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer

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


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


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.


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.


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

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  • August 9, 2005: Initial release

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