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           ESB-2004.0083 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-004
         Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (832894)
                             03 February 2004


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:                Internet Explorer 6 SP1
                        Internet Explorer 5.5 SP2
                        Internet Explorer 5.01 SP2/SP3/SP4
Publisher:              Microsoft
Operating System:       Windows Server 2003
                        Windows XP
                        Windows 2000
                        Windows NT
                        Windows 98 ME
                        Windows 98 SE
                        Windows 98
Platform:               IA-32
Impact:                 Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
                        Create Arbitrary Files
                        Provide Misleading Information
Access Required:        Remote

Ref:                    AU-2003.019

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Microsoft has released a critical cumulative update fixes the following 

* The ability of a malicious website to be able to execute a script in the 
trusted Local Machine Zone (rather than the Internet Zone), as described in 

* The writing of files by a malicious user without user approval via the 
Dynamic HTML (DHTML) drag-and-drop functionality.

* The ability of a malicious user to incorrectly point to a malicious site, 
while a site which appears valid is displayed in the address bar, as described 
in AA-2003.04. 

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-004:


Microsoft Windows Security Bulletin Summary for February, 2004:


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