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UNIRAS Brief - 761/06 - Microsoft Security Bulletin Minor Revisions



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 UNIRAS (UK Government CERT) Briefing - 761/06 dated 17.11.06 time 13:15
 UNIRAS is part of NISCC (the UK National Infrastructure Security
 Co-ordination Centre)
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Title
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Microsoft Security Bulletin Minor Revisions

Detail
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The following bulletins have undergone a minor revision increment. 
Please see the appropriate bulletin for more details.

*MS06-020
*MS06-069
*MS06-071


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Title: 
Issued: November 16, 2006
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Summary
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The following bulletins have undergone a minor revision increment. 
Please see the appropriate bulletin for more details.

*MS06-020
*MS06-069
*MS06-071

Bulletin Information:
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  - http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-020.mspx
  - Reason for revision: Bulletin revised to call out Microsoft 
    Windows XP Professional x64 Edition as affected software.
  - Updated: November 15, 2006
  - Bulletin Severity Rating: Critical
  - Version: 1.1

  - http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-069.mspx
  - Reason for revision: Bulletin revised to clarify that this 
    security update installs Flash6.ocx version 6.0.88.0 and removes 
    the version of Flash.ocx it is replacing.
  - Updated: November 15, 2006
  - Bulletin Severity Rating: Critical
  - Version: 1.1

  - http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-071.mspx
  - Reason for revision:  Executable name for msxml6 has been 
    updated with correct name and log file has been updated with 
    correct KB number. Additional clarification has also been added 
    to clarify which components of the previous Bulletin this update 
    replaces.
  - Updated: November 15, 2006
  - Bulletin Severity Rating: Critical
  - Version: 1.1
    
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time that the product is released. Under this policy, Microsoft 
will offer a minimum of ten years of support. This includes five 
years of Mainstream Support and five years of Extended Support for 
Business and Developer products. Microsoft will continue to provide 
security update support, at a supported Service Pack level, for a 
minimum of ten years through the Extended support phase. For more 
information about the Microsoft Support Lifecycle, visit 
http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/ or contact your Technical 
Account Manager.


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