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UNIRAS Brief - 260/06 - Microsoft Security Advisory Notification: April 3, 2006



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   UNIRAS (UK Govt CERT) Briefing Notice - 260/06 dated 04.04.06  Time: 14:20  
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Microsoft Security Advisory Notification: 

917077 - Vulnerability in the way HTML Objects Handle Unexpected Method Calls 
Could Allow Remote Code Execution

912945 - Non-Security Update for Internet Explorer

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Title: Microsoft Security Advisory Notification
Issued: April 3, 2006
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Security Advisories Updated or Released Today
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 * Microsoft Security Advisory (917077)
  - Title: Vulnerability in the way HTML Objects Handle
    Unexpected Method Calls Could Allow Remote Code Execution
  - http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/917077.mspx
  - Revision Note: Advisory updated to clarify that the
    Compatibility Patch will be replaced in the June update cycle.

 * Microsoft Security Advisory (912945)
  - Title: Non-Security Update for Internet Explorer
  - http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/912945.mspx
  - Revision Note: Advisory updated to clarify that the
    Compatibility Patch will be replaced in the June update cycle.   

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