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Thread: Microsoft Issues New Security Updates

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    Microsoft has released 5 new security-focused updates for NT-Based operating systems, including Windows 2000 and Windows XP. All updates are labeled as "Important", and should be applied as soon as possible.


    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-041
    Vulnerability in WordPad Could Allow Code Execution (KB885836)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-042
    Vulnerability in DHCP Could Allow Remote Code Execution and Denial of Service (KB885249) (NT4 Only)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-043
    Vulnerability in HyperTerminal Could Allow Code Execution (KB873339)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-044
    Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel and LSASS Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (KB885835)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-045
    Vulnerability in WINS Could Allow Remote Code Execution (KB870763) (XP/2000 Not Effected)

    View: Microsoft Windows Update

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    Seems there's a vulnerability in every fkn software that they ever make.

    I'm going to uninstall my Calculator. Too scared

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    thanks.

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    Yup got it earlier already...

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    Thanx IKE , I have winupdates disabled so its nice to know .

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    Do I need to get Service Pack 2? I am afraid that some games wont work, and neither will filesharing..

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    Quote Originally Posted by orcutt989
    Do I need to get Service Pack 2? I am afraid that some games wont work, and neither will filesharing..
    it all works fine...

    IF you have problems with file sharing (most dont) then there is a patch youi can run to change the max connections so that you will be able to file share.

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    Quote Originally Posted by orcutt989
    Do I need to get Service Pack 2? I am afraid that some games wont work, and neither will filesharing..
    if you dont wanna install SP2 just go to http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/

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