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MS06-015: Vulnerability in Windows Explorer could lead to remote code execution

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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.

INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS06-015. This security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This information includes the file manifest information and the deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites, as appropriate for your situation:
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Known issues

After you install security update 908531 (MS06-015), you may experience problems when you use Windows Explorer to work with files or when you run a program.For more information about this problem, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
918165 You may experience problems in Windows Explorer or in the Windows shell after you install security update MS06-015
update security_patch security_update security bug flaw vulnerability malicious attacker exploit registry unauthenticated buffer overrun overflow specially-formed scope specially-crafted denial of service DoS TSE WinNT Win2000
Properties

Article ID: 908531 - Last Review: 09/30/2011 04:26:00 - Revision: 4.0

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