Microsoft has released security bulletin MS05-025. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the update rollup. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
Update rollup 883939 includes the cumulative security fixes that are documented in security bulletin MS05-025. The update rollup also includes hotfixes for Microsoft Internet Explorer that have been released after the release of security bulletin MS04-004 and of security bulletin MS04-025.
If update rollup 873377, update rollup 889669, or an Internet Explorer hotfix that was released after security bulletin MS04-038 are not installed, and if you want to install the hotfixes that are included in update rollup 883939, you must follow the instructions in Microsoft Knowledge Base article 897225. Otherwise, all Internet Explorer hotfixes that you have installed are removed.
897225 How to install hotfixes that are included in cumulative security updates for Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1
The update rollup 883939 installer verifies whether one or more of the files that are being updated on the computer have previously been updated by an Internet Explorer hotfix. However, the installer detects only hotfixes that were released after security bulletin MS04-038, after update rollup 873377, or after update rollup 889669. Therefore, if you have installed update rollup 873377, update rollup 889669, or an Internet Explorer hotfix that was released after update rollup 873377, the update rollup 883939 installer automatically installs the hotfixes and the security updates that are included in update rollup 883939.
A Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) deployment version of this update rollup is available. For information about this version, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
899950 Systems Management Server deployment packages are available that include security update MS05-025 for Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1
List of software updates that are included in the 883939 update rollup
896156 FIX: Internet Explorer 6 may stop responding, and you may receive an error message when you dynamically remove an HTML element from a Web page
840139 Long upload times to a Web page through Internet Explorer 6
896017 The window that launches a File Download dialog box unexpectedly closes when you try to download a file by using Internet Explorer in Windows XP Service Pack 2
843605 You receive an error message that InfoPath cannot find or open a form when you click a hyperlink in Internet Explorer 6
843518 The host header is not updated to reflect the new port number in Internet Explorer when you redirect HTTP requests that contain a port number
889386 You may receive an "access denied" error message when a Web site redirects you to another Web page on a computer that is running Windows XP Service Pack 2
816506 Internet Explorer or Outlook Express quits unexpectedly with an error in Mshtml.dll
890178 FIX: You receive a "Page cannot be displayed" error message in Internet Explorer when you browse back to a Web page that contains data that you previously submitted after you install Windows XP SP2
892056 FIX: You may receive a "Page cannot be displayed" error message when you click a hyperlink to view a Microsoft Office document in Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1
897168 A file may save with an incorrect file name or with a truncated file name in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
In Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 and in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1, the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel lists software updates. Add or Remove Programs lists software updates under the name of the product that they update. In Windows XP with Service Pack 2, Add or Remove Programs lists this update under Windows XP - Software Updates. In Windows XP with Service Pack 2, Add or Remove Programs does not show Installed On information for this software update. Therefore, this software update does not appear in the order of installation. Instead, this software update appears at the top of the Windows XP – Software Updates list.
In some Windows Media High Definition Video (WMV HD) DVDs, a chapter does not play when you click the chapter in Microsoft Windows Media Player after you install this security update.For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
884487 A chapter does not play when you click it in some WMV HD DVD disks in Windows Media Player
After you install this security update, and you click a hyperlink that links to a WebDAV folder, you may receive an error message in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 that is similar to the following:
HTTP 405 - Resource not allowed
For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
902395 You may receive an "HTTP 405" error message when you click a hyperlink that links to a WebDAV folder in Internet Explorer 6
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