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MS06-051: Vulnerability in the Windows kernel could result in remote code execution

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.

INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS06-051. 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 the following Microsoft Web sites:

Known issues

Programs that are not Terminal Services aware and that use the Windows directory to read or to write files may not run correctly. For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
924066 You experience problems with programs that are not Terminal Services aware after you install security update 917422 on a computer that is running Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
Programs unexpectedly stop during initialization after you apply this security update. You do not receive any error message when this problem occurs. For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
924867 Programs that limit the application stack size to 2,048 bytes may not run after you install security update 917422
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: 917422 - Last Review: 09/30/2011 04:01:00 - Revision: 5.0

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