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UNIRAS Brief - 113/04 - 4 Microsoft Security Bulletins - Vulnerability in Windows Media Services Could Allow a Denial of Service/ Vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook Could Allow Code Execution (828040)/Vulnerability in ISAPI Extension for Windows etc...



 
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   UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) Briefing Notice - 113/04 dated 10.03.04  Time: 12:00  
  UNIRAS is part of NISCC (National Infrastructure Security Co-ordination Centre)
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  UNIRAS material is also available from its website at www.uniras.gov.uk and
         Information about NISCC is available from www.niscc.gov.uk
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Microsoft Security Bulletins:


1.	Vulnerability in Windows Media Services Could Allow a Denial of Service.

2.	Vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook Could Allow Code Execution (828040).

3.	Vulnerability in ISAPI Extension for Windows Media Services Could Cause
      Code Execution (822343).

4.	Vulnerability in MSN Messenger Could Allow Information Disclosure (838512).


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1.	Restart required: In some cases, this update does not require a reboot. 
	The installer stops the required services, applies the update, and then 
	restarts the services. However, if the required services cannot be stopped 
	for any reason, or if required files are in use, this update will require 
	a reboot. If this occurs, a message appears that advises you to reboot.

2.	Impact of Vulnerability:  Remote Code Execution. Refer to Website for 
	further information.

3.	Customers who have uninstalled and re-installed Windows Media Services 
	should apply the new version of this security update. All other customers 
	need not take any action.

4.	Impact of Vulnerability:  Information Disclosure. Refer to Website for 
	further information.



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1.	Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-008

Vulnerability in Windows Media Services Could Allow a Denial of Service

Affected Software: 
 - Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 2
 - Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 3
 - Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Service Pack 4

Affected Components: 
 - Windows Media Services 4.1 (included with Microsoft Windows 2000 Server)

Impact of Vulnerability:  Denial of Service

Maximum Severity Rating: Important

Restart required: In some cases, this update does not require a reboot. The 
installer stops the required services, applies the update, and then restarts 
the services. However, if the required services cannot be stopped for any 
reason, or if required files are in use, this update will require a reboot. 
If this occurs, a message appears that advises you to reboot.

Update can be uninstalled: Yes

More information on this vulnerability is available at: 

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS04-008.mspx





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2.	Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-009

Vulnerability in Microsoft Outlook Could Allow Code Execution (828040)

Affected Software: 
 - Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 2
 - Microsoft Outlook 2002

Impact of Vulnerability:  Remote Code Execution

Maximum Severity Rating: Important

Restart required: No

Update can be uninstalled: No

More information on this vulnerability is available at:

 http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS04-009.mspx






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3.	Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-022

Vulnerability in ISAPI Extension for Windows Media Services Could 
Cause Code Execution (822343)

Affected Software: 
 - Microsoft Windows 2000

Affected Components: 
 - Windows Media Services 4.1 (included with Microsoft Windows 2000
Server)

Reason for Re-issue: Subsequent to the release of this bulletin, an issue was 
found related to the update's installer. Specifically, an issue was found 
affecting customers who had applied this security update and then later 
uninstalled Windows Media Services and then re-installed Windows Media 
Services. These customers could not successfully apply the security update 
to the re-installed instance of Windows Media Player, thus leaving them 
vulnerable. This issue only affects customers in this specific scenario. 
Customers who have uninstalled and re-installed Windows Media Services 
should apply the new version of this security update. All other customers 
need not take any action.

More information on this re-issued bulletin is available at: 

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS03-022.mspx




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4.	Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-010

Vulnerability in MSN Messenger Could Allow Information Disclosure (838512)

Affected Software: 
 - Microsoft MSN Messenger 6.0
 - Microsoft MSN Messenger 6.1

Impact of Vulnerability:  Information Disclosure

Maximum Severity Rating: Moderate

Restart required: This update may require a restart

Update can be uninstalled: No

More information on this vulnerability is available at: 

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS04-010.mspx


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