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           ESB-2005.0453 -- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-032
      Vulnerability in Microsoft Agent Could Allow Spoofing (890046)
                               15 June 2005


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Microsoft Agent
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows Server 2003
                   Windows XP
                   Windows 2000
                   Windows ME
                   Windows 98/98SE
Impact:            Provide Misleading Information
Access:            Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:         CAN-2005-1214

Original Bulletin:

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MS05-032 - Vulnerability in Microsoft Agent Could Allow Spoofing (890046)

  - Affected Software: 
    - Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
    - Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
    - Windows XP Service Pack 1
    - Windows XP Service Pack 2
    - Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1 (Itanium)
    - Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003 (Itanium)
    - Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
    - Windows Server 2003
    - Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems 
    - Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems 
    - Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition

    - Review the FAQ section of bulletin MS05-032 for information 
      about these operating systems:
        - Windows 98
        - Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)
        - Windows Millennium Edition (ME)

    - Impact: Spoofing
    - Version Number: 1.0

- From the Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-032:

Vulnerability Details

Microsoft Agent Vulnerability - CAN-2005-1214

This is a spoofing vulnerability that exists in the affected products and
that could enable an attacker to spoof trusted Internet content. Users could
believe that they are accessing trusted Internet content. However, they are
accessing malicious Internet content such as a malicious Web site. An
attacker would first have to persuade a user to visit the attacker's site to
attempt to exploit this vulnerability.

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