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08 March 2000

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              AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
                             
           ESB-2000.042 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS00-015)
         Patch Available for "Clip Art Buffer Overrun" Vulnerability
                                09 March 2000

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Microsoft Corporation has released the following security bulletin
concerning a vulnerability in the Microsoft Clip Art Gallery.  This
vulnerability may allow a malicious party to cause hostile code to execute
on the computer of a user of the Clip Art Gallery.

This vulnerability may be used by a malicious web site operator or the
sender of a malicious e-mail message to exploit a buffer overrun on a
user's machine. 

       http://www.microsoft.com/technet/Security/Bulletin/ms00-015.asp

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This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members.
As AusCERT did not write the document referenced above, AusCERT has
had no control over its content.  The decision to use any or all
of this information is the responsibility of each user or organisation,
and should be done so in accordance with site policies and procedures.

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact 
Microsoft Corporation directly.

Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from:

	http://www.auscert.org.au/Information/advisories.html

If you believe that your system has been compromised, contact AusCERT or
your representative in FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and Security
Teams).

Internet Email: auscert@auscert.org.au
Facsimile:	(07) 3365 7031
Telephone:	(07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417)
		AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours
		which are GMT+10:00 (AEST).
		On call after hours for emergencies.


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