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UNIRAS Brief - 671/05 - Microsoft - A COM Object (Msdds.dll) Could Cause Internet Explorer to Unexpectedly Exit (906267)



 
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   UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) Briefing Notice - 671/05 dated 22.08.05  Time: 16:12  
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Microsoft - A COM Object (Msdds.dll) Could Cause Internet Explorer to Unexpectedly Exit (906267) 


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Title: Microsoft Security Advisory Notification
Issued: August 19, 2005
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Security Advisories Updated or Released Today
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* Security Advisory (906267) 

  - Title:    A COM Object (Msdds.dll) Could Cause 
              Internet Explorer to Unexpectedly Exit


  - Reason For Update: Advisory updated to include additional
                       mitigating factors and also to include steps
                       on how to restrict Web sites to only your
                       trusted Web sites in the
                       "Workarounds section".

  - Advisory Web site: http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=3845438

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