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Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 17:41:45 -0500
From: "Joshua Levitsky" <>
To: "Boyce, Nick" <>, <>
Cc: "'Marc Maiffret'" <>
Subject: Re: EEYE: Microsoft ASN.1 Library Length Overflow Heap Corruption

----- Original Message ----- 
Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2004 2:04 PM
Subject: RE: EEYE: Microsoft ASN.1 Library Length Overflow Heap Corruption

> At the risk of boring everyone with thoughts of "obsolete" technology, I
> note that Win98SE systems with Internet Explorer 6 SP1 and all current
> contain the library MSASN1.DLL :
>   location:  {system drive}\WINDOWS\SYSTEM
>   version:  4.4.3388
>   size:  51,984 bytes
>   date: 23rd.October.2000

I asked my TAM this very question. Microsoft's response was "This is under
investigation by PSS security. If it is affected, per our support policy, a
patch should be issued. More to come..."  So if there is a problem then
expect a patch. Remember that the Windows 98 support was extended a few
years so it no longer expired last month. I was rather pleased with
Microsoft that they were actively looking in to this, and that a patch would
come if it was needed.

Joshua Levitsky, MCSE, CISSP
System Engineer
Time Inc. Information Technology
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