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UNIRAS Brief - 67/04 - Microsoft - Windows Security Bulletin Summary for February 2004



 
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   UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) Briefing Notice - 67/04 dated 11.02.04  Time: 15:21  
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Title
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Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin Summary for February 2004

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Title: Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin Summary for 
       February 2004
Issued: February 10, 2004
Version Number: 1.0
Bulletin: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/winfeb04.asp

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Summary:
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Included in this advisory are updates for three newly discovered 
vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. These vulnerabilities, broken 
down by severity are: 

** Critical Security Bulletins

 MS04-007 - ASN .1 Vulnerability Could Allow Code Execution (828028)

             - Affected Software: 

               - Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Service Pack 6a 
               - Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6a 
               - Windows NT Server 4.0 Terminal Server Edition
                 Service Pack 6 
               - Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 
               - Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
               - Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 
               - Windows XP, Windows XP Service Pack 1 
               - Windows XP 64-Bit Edition 
               - Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1 
               - Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003 
               - Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003 
                 Service Pack 1
               - Windows Server 2003 
               - Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition 

             - Impact: Remote Code Execution
             - Version Number: 1.0 

 MS04-004 - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer(832894)

             - Affected Software: 
               - Windows 98
	       - Windows 98 Second Edition
	       - Windows Millennium Edition 
               - Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Service Pack 6a 
               - Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6a 
               - Windows NT Server 4.0 Terminal Server Edition
                 Service Pack 6 
               - Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 
               - Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
               - Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 
               - Windows XP, Windows XP Service Pack 1 
               - Windows XP 64-Bit Edition 
               - Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1 
               - Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003 
               - Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003 
                 Service Pack 1
               - Windows Server 2003 
               - Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition 

             - Impact: Remote Code Execution
             - Last Revised: February 9, 2004
             - Version Number: 1.4


** Important Security Bulletins

 MS04-006 - Vulnerability in the Windows Internet Naming Service 
            (WINS) Could Allow Code Execution (830352)

             - Affected Software: 
               - Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6a 
               - Windows NT Server 4.0 Terminal Server Edition
                 Service Pack 6 
               - Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 2 
               - Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 3
               - Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 4 
               - Windows Server 2003 
               - Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition 

             - Impact: Remote Code Execution
             - Version Number: 1.0 


Update Availability:
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An update is available to fix this vulnerability.
For additional information, including Technical Details, 
Workarounds, answers to Frequently Asked Questions, and Update 
Deployment Information please read the Microsoft Windows Security 
Bulletin Summary for Windows at: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/winfeb04.asp

Support: 
========
Technical support is available from Microsoft Product Support 
Services at 1-866-PC SAFETY (1-866-727-2338). There is no 
charge for support calls associated with security patches. 
International customers can get support from their local Microsoft 
subsidiaries. Phone numbers for international support can be found 
at: http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx
 
Additional Resources:
=====================
* Microsoft has created a free monthly e-mail newsletter containing
  valuable information to help you protect your network. This
  newsletter provides practical security tips, topical security
  guidance, useful resources and links, pointers to helpful
  community resources, and a forum for you to provide feedback
  and ask security-related questions.
  You can sign up for the newsletter at:

  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/secnews

* Join Microsoft's webcast for a live discussion of the technical
  details of the February security bulletins and steps you can take
  to protect your environment. Details about the live webcast
  can be found at:  http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=22796

  The on-demand version of the webcast will be available 24 hours 
  after the live webcast at: 

  http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=22796

* Protect your PC: Microsoft has provided information on how you 
  can help protect your PC at the following locations: 

  http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/

  If you receive an e-mail that claims to be distributing a 
  Microsoft security patch, it is a hoax that may be distributing a 
  virus. Microsoft does not distribute security patches via e-mail. 
  You can learn more about Microsoft's software distribution 
  policies here:

  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/policy/swdist.asp

Acknowledgments:
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Microsoft thanks the following for working with us to protect 
customers:

- - - Andreas Sandblad 
     (sandblad@xxxxxxxxxx)
     for reporting the Travel Log Cross Domain Vulnerability
     described in MS04-004.

- - - Qualys 
     (http://www.qualys.com)
     for reporting the issue described in MS04-006. 

- - - eEye Digital Security 
     (http://www.eeye.com)
     for reporting the issue described in MS04-007. 


Revisions: 
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* V1.0 February 10, 2004: Bulletin Created. 

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Protect your PC: Microsoft has provided information on how you 
can help protect your PC at the following locations: 
http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/

If you receive an e-mail that claims to be distributing a 
Microsoft security patch, it is a hoax that may be distributing a 
virus. Microsoft does not distribute security patches via e-mail. 
You can learn more about Microsoft's software distribution 
policies here: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/policy/swdist.asp
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