Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2005
Posted on: 08/10/2005 08:07 AM

Microsoft has published the Security Bulletin Summary for August 2005

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Title: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2005
Issued: August 09, 2005
Version Number: 1.0
Bulletin: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=51160
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Summary:
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This advisory contains information about all security updates
released this month. It is broken down by security bulletin severity.

Critical Security Bulletins
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MS05-038 - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (896727)

- Affected Software:
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
- Windows XP Service Pack 1
- Windows XP Service Pack 2
- Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
- 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-O38 for information
about these operating systems:
- Windows 98
- Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)
- Windows Millennium Edition (ME)

- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Version Number: 1.0


MS05-039 - Vulnerability in Plug and Play Could Allow Remote Code
Execution and Elevation of Privilege (899588)

- Affected Software:
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
- Windows XP Service Pack 1
- Windows XP Service Pack 2
- Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
- Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems
- Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems
- Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition

- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Version Number: 1.0


MS05-043 - Vulnerability in Print Spooler Service Could Allow Remote
Code Execution (896423)

- Affected Software:
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
- Windows XP Service Pack 1
- Windows XP Service Pack 2
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems

- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Version Number: 1.0



Important Security Bulletins
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MS05-040 - Vulnerability in Telephony Service Could Allow Remote
Code Execution (893756)


- Affected Software:
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
- Windows XP Service Pack 1
- Windows XP Service Pack 2
- Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
- 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-O38 for information
about these operating systems:
- Windows 98
- Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)
- Windows Millennium Edition (ME)

- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Version Number: 1.0

- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Version Number: 1.0


Moderate Security Bulletins
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MS05-041 - Vulnerability in Remote Desktop Protocol Could Allow
Denial of Service (899591)


- Affected Software:
- Windows XP Service Pack 1
- Windows XP Service Pack 2
- Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
- Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems
- Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems
- Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition

- Impact: Denial of Service
- Version Number: 1.0


MS05-042 - Vulnerabilities in Kerberos Could Allow Denial of Service,
Information Disclosure, and Spoofing (899587)


- Affected Software:
- Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
- Windows XP Service Pack 1
- Windows XP Service Pack 2
- Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
- Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems
- Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems
- Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition

- Impact: Remote Code Execution
- Version Number: 1.0


Update Availability:
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Updates are available to address these issues.
For additional information, including Technical Details,
Workarounds, answers to Frequently Asked Questions,
and Update Deployment Information please read
the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for this
month at: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=51160
Support:
========
Technical support is available from Microsoft Product Support
Services at 1-866-PC SAFETY (1-866-727-2338). There is no
charge for support calls associated with security updates.
International customers can get support from their local Microsoft
subsidiaries. Phone numbers for international support can be found
at: http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx

Additional Resources:
=====================
* Microsoft has created a free monthly e-mail newsletter containing
valuable information to help you protect your network. This
newsletter provides practical security tips, topical security
guidance, useful resources and links, pointers to helpful
community resources, and a forum for you to provide feedback
and ask security-related questions.
You can sign up for the newsletter at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/secnews/default.mspx

* Microsoft has created a free e-mail notification service that
serves as a supplement to the Security Notification Service
(this e-mail). The Microsoft Security Notification Service:
Comprehensive Version. It provides timely notification of any
minor changes or revisions to previously released Microsoft
Security Bulletins and Security Advisories. This new service
provides notifications that are written for IT professionals and
contain technical information about the revisions to security
bulletins. To register visit the following Web site:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/notify.mspx

* Join Microsoft's webcast for a live discussion of the technical
details of these security bulletins and steps you can take
to protect your environment. Details about the live webcast
can be found at:

www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/summary.mspx

The on-demand version of the webcast will be available 24 hours
after the live webcast at:

www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/summary.mspx

* Protect your PC: Microsoft has provided information on how you
can help protect your PC at the following locations:

http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/

If you receive an e-mail that claims to be distributing a
Microsoft security update, it is a hoax that may be distributing a
virus. Microsoft does not distribute security updates through
e-mail. You can learn more about Microsoft's software distribution
policies here:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/topics/policy/swdist.mspx

Acknowledgments:
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Microsoft thanks the following for working with us to protect
customers:

- - Bernhard Mueller and Martin Eiszner of SEC Consult <http://www.sec-
consult.com/> for reporting an issue described in MS05-038

- - The NSFOCUS Security Team <http://www.nsfocus.com/> for reporting
an issue
described in MS05-038

- - Neel Mehta of ISS X-Force <http://www.iss.net/> for reporting an
issue
described in MS05-039

- - Jean-Baptiste Marchand of Herve Schauer Consultants
<http://www.hsc.fr/> for
working with us on MS05-039

- - Kostya Kortchinsky <mailto:kostya.kortchinsky@renater.fr> from
CERT RENATER
for reporting an issue described in MS05-040 and MS05-043

- - Tom Ferris of Security Protocols
<http://www.security-protocols.com/> for
reporting an issue described in MS05-041.

- - Tony Chin <mailto:Tony.Chin@shell.com> of Shell, Inc. for
reporting an issue
described in MS05-042.

- - Andre Scedrov <http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~scedrov/> and his team;
Iliano
Cervesato, Aaron Jaggard, Joe-Kai Tsay, and Chris Walstad, for
reporting an
issue described in MS05-042

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