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MS05-033: Vulnerability in Telnet client could allow information disclosure

Support for Windows XP has ended

Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

Support for Windows Server 2003 ended on July 14, 2015

Microsoft ended support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

Technical update

July 12, 2005: Security update 896428 was rereleased to include a security update for the following services:
  • Windows Services for UNIX 2.0
  • Windows Services for UNIX 2.1
SUMMARY
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS05-033. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:
MORE INFORMATION
For more information about a related topic, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
900934 Security update 896428 adds a new registry key that lets the Telnet client disclose additional environment variables in Windows Server 2003 and in Windows XP
update security_patch security_update bug flaw vulnerability malicious attacker exploit registry unauthenticated specially-formed scope specially-crafted script
Properties

Article ID: 896428 - Last Review: 10/11/2007 02:27:44 - Revision: 5.4

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition SP1
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005
  • Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional 64-Bit Edition (Itanium)
  • Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2002 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 2.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 2.1
  • Microsoft Windows Services for Unix 2.2
  • Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 3.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 3.5
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