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Alert (SA06-192A)

Microsoft Windows, Office, and IIS Vulnerabilities

Original release date: July 11, 2006

Systems Affected

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Office for Mac
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel and Excel Viewer
  • Microsoft FrontPage
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Word and Word Viewer

Overview

Critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office may allow an attacker to take control of your computer.

Solution

Apply Update

Microsoft has provided updates to remedy these vulnerabilities. To obtain these updates, visit the Microsoft Update web site. US-CERT also recommends enabling Automatic Updates.

Microsoft Office 2000 users must visit the Microsoft Office Update web site to get the appropriate updates.

Apple Mac OS X users should obtain updates from the Mactopia web site.

Description

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office may allow an attacker to access your computer, install and run malicious software on your computer, or cause it to crash.

For more technical information, see US-CERT Technical Alert TA06-192A.


References


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Revision History

  • July 11, 2006: Initial release

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