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Patch Name : Windows2000-KB896358-x86-ENU.EXE
Patch Description : Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB896358)
Bulletin Id : MS05-026
Bulletin Title : Vulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896358)
KnowledgeBase : 896358
Severity : Critical
Location Path : Windows2000-KB896358-x86-ENU.EXE
Bulletin 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.
Superceding Bulletin Id : None
Patch Release Date : Jun 14, 2005
CVE Id : CAN-2005-1208
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\KB896358 -2

 
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