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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

           ESB-2004.0646 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-034
         Vulnerability in Compressed (zipped) Folders Could Allow
                      Remote Code Execution (873376)
                              13 October 2004

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Publisher:              Microsoft
Operating System:       Windows Server 2003
                        Windows XP
Impact:                 Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:                 Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:              CAN-2004-0575
Original Bulletin URL:  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS04-034.mspx

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MS04-034
Title:  Vulnerability in Compressed (zipped) Folders Could Allow Code
Execution (873376)

Affected Software: 
 - Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1
 - Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1
 - Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003
 - Microsoft Windows Server 2003
 - Microsoft Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition

Impact of Vulnerability:  Remote Code Execution

Maximum Severity Rating:  Critical

Restart required:  In some cases, this update does not require a
restart. The installer stops the required services, applies the update,
and then restarts the services. However, if the required services cannot
be stopped for any reason or if required files are in use, this update
will require a restart. If this occurs, a message appears that advises
you to restart.

Update can be uninstalled:  Yes

More information on this vulnerability is available at:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS04-034.mspx
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