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Critical Patch- Unchecked Buffer in Windows

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by angelize56, Oct 7, 2002.

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  1. angelize56

    angelize56 Always remembered in our hearts Thread Starter

    Apr 17, 2002
    Who should read this bulletin:

    Customers using Microsoft® Windows® 98, Windows Me, Windows NT® 4.0, Windows 2000, or Windows XP.

    Impact of vulnerability: Attacker could gain control over user’s system.

    Maximum Severity Rating: Critical

    Recommendation: Customers should install the patch immediately.

    Affected Software:

    Microsoft Windows 98
    Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
    Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
    Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
    Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
    Microsoft Windows 2000
    Microsoft Windows XP

    Read about it <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/bulletin/MS02-055.asp"> here</a>.
  2. Tuppence2

    Tuppence2 Guest

    Hello Angel,

    I expect it's just me, but I can never find the exact location from where to download the patch/fix. I read the bulletins (as I have the one you posted here) but then don't seem able to find the actual download.


    Many thanks,
  3. vpn


    Sep 8, 2002

    download link is on the pages above for the specific operating systems listed...
  4. Tuppence2

    Tuppence2 Guest

    Hello there,

    Thanks vpn. I've downloaded the patch. I've been having trouble accessing Windows Update from Windows Start option, get a blank page with "done but with errors on the page" at the bottom and have not been able to use it for some time. Had heard there was a problem with the site.

  5. hewee


    Oct 26, 2001

    The Windows Update should open I.E. Penny. You use Netscape but it should oprn I.E. still.
  6. Tuppence2

    Tuppence2 Guest

    Hello hewee,

    I will try the Update site again later, thanks. But for over a month now, each time I access it, I get a blank page with a message "Done, but with errors on page". Nothing I have tried gets me through to the site. Are you able to open it? I have tried reloading Windows and all sorts of things, but it's not working. I will also try it with other browsers.

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