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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2005.0025 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-002
Vulnerability in Cursor and Icon Format Handling Could Allow
Remote Code Execution
12 January 2005
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Windows Kernel
Operating System: Windows Server 2003
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
CVE Names: CAN-2004-1049 CAN-2004-1305
Original Bulletin: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS05-002.mspx
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Title: Vulnerability in Cursor and Icon Format Handling Could Allow Remote
Code Execution (891711)
- Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Service Pack 6a
- Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 6
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 and Microsoft Windows 2000 Service
- 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
- Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE), and
Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me) - Review the FAQ section of this
bulletin for details about these operating systems.
- Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2
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:
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