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Alert (SA06-318A)

Microsoft Security Updates for Windows, Internet Explorer, and Adobe Flash

Original release date: November 14, 2006 | Last revised: December 12, 2006

Systems Affected

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Adobe Flash

Overview

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, and Adobe Flash could allow an attacker to gain 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.

Description

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, and Adobe Flash may allow an attacker to access your computer, install and run malicious software on your computer, or cause it to crash. An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by using specially crafted network traffic, or by convincing you to view a specially crafted web site or HTML email message.

For more technical information, see US-CERT Technical Alert TA06-318A.


References


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Revision History

  • November 14, 2006: Initial release
    December 12, 2006: Corrected typo in References

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