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Windows 2000 Advanced Server Patch Details Windows 2000 Advanced Server Patches

Patch Name : Windows2000-KB938827-x86-ENU.EXE
Patch Description : Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB938827)
Bulletin Id : MS07-051
Bulletin Title : Vulnerability in Microsoft Agent Could Allow Remote Code Execution (938827)
KnowledgeBase : 938827
Severity : Critical
Location Path : Windows2000-KB938827-x86-ENU.EXE
Bulletin Summary: This critical security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability. A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Agent in the way that it handles certain specially crafted URLs. The vulnerability could allow an attacker to remotely execute code on the affected system. 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.

This is a critical security update for Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4. The security update addresses the vulnerability by changing the way Microsoft Agent handles specially crafted URLs.
Superceding Bulletin Id : None
Patch Release Date : Sep 11, 2007
CVE Id : CVE-2007-3040
Affected Product Information  
Product Name Service Pack Name
Windows 2000 Advanced Server Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
Windows 2000 Professional Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
Windows 2000 Server Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
Registry changes  
Registry Path Key Name Key Value
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows 2000\SP5\KB938827 -2

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