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MS05-026 Bulletin Details Microsoft Security Bulletins

Bulletin ID:MS05-026
TitleVulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896358)
Summary: This update resolves a newly-discovered, privately-reported vulnerability. A vulnerability exists in HTML Help that could allow remote code execution on an affected system. The vulnerability is documented in the "Vulnerability Details" section of this bulletin.

If a user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

We recommend that customers apply the update immediately.
Knowledgebase: 896358

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