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From: John.Airey at (
Subject: Outlook Express Remote Code Execution in Pr
	 eview Pane (S/MIME)

On a related note, does anyone know why IE6 SP1 has become a "critical"
update for Windows 2000? Is there something else about IE6 SP1 that
Microsoft isn't letting on about?

John Airey, BSc (Jt Hons), CNA, RHCE
Internet systems support officer, ITCSD, Royal National Institute of the
Bakewell Road, Peterborough PE2 6XU,
Tel.: +44 (0) 1733 375299 Fax: +44 (0) 1733 370848 

Theories of evolution are like buses - there'll be another one along in a

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Vincent []
> Sent: 11 October 2002 07:21
> To: 'HggdH';
> Subject: RE: [Full-Disclosure] Outlook Express Remote Code 
> Execution in
> Pr eview Pane (S/MIME)
> >Nevertheless, there is still something bothering me: if you 
> look at the IE
> 6
> >SP1 fix list (linked from
> >;en-us;Q3264
> 89), there is
> >absolutely no reference to this problem.
> >
> >So, Microsoft addressed a critical problem in the service 
> pack, but decided
> >to  keep silent about it until now.
> >
> >I wonder what else has been hidden.
> i've been wondering the same thing.  they also rolled a 
> remote desktop fix
> into xp sp1 and later released a patch for w2k and xp.
> lesee...  remember this?
> -----
> Title:      Cryptographic Flaw in RDP Protocol can Lead to 
>             Information Disclosure (Q324380)
> Released:   18 September 2002
> Software:   Microsoft Windows 2000 
>             Microsoft Windows XP
> Impact:     Two vulnerabilities: information disclosure, denial of 
>             service
> Max Risk:   Moderate
> Bulletin:   MS02-051
> -----
> and then...
> -----

Additional information about this patch
Installation platforms: 

The patch for Windows 2000 can be installed on systems running Windows 2000
Service Pack 2 or Windows 2000 Service Pack 3. 
The patch for Windows XP can be installed on systems running Windows XP
Inclusion in future service packs:

The fix for this issue will be included in Windows 2000 Service Pack 4. 
The fix for this issue is included in Windows XP Service Pack 1. 


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