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Alert (SA05-284A)

Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, and Windows Media Technology Vulnerabilities

Original release date: October 11, 2005

Systems Affected

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Windows Media Technologies (DirectX)

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

Overview

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


Solution

Apply Updates

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

Description

Microsoft Security Bulletins for October 2005 address vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, and Windows Media technologies. 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 TA05-284A.


References


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Revision History

  • October 11, 2005: Initial release

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