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UNIRAS Brief - 645/05 - Microsoft - Vulnerability in Plug and Play (899588) Update



 
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   UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) Briefing Notice - 645/05 dated 17.08.05  Time: 13:52  
  UNIRAS is part of NISCC (National Infrastructure Security Co-ordination Centre)
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Microsoft - Vulnerability in Plug and Play (899588) Update


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Title: Microsoft Security Advisory Notification
Issued: August 16, 2005
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Security Advisories Updated or Released Today
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* Security Advisory (899588) 

  - Title:    Vulnerability in Plug and Play Could Allow Remote Code
	 Execution and Elevation of Privilege (899588)

  - Reason For Update: August 16, 2005: Advisory has been updated 
    to document additional information about variations of 
    Worm:Win32/Zotob.A and additional information about the 
    ongoing investigation.

  - Advisory Web site: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=51237

  - Bulletin Web site: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=48900


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