MS07-043: Vulnerability in OLE Automation could allow remote code execution
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Microsoft has released security bulletin MS07-043. 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:
In versions of Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 later than Visual Basic 6.0 Service Pack 6 (SP6), the Visual Basic Package and Deployment Wizard obtains the Oleaut32.dll file from the following location:
This folder contains a single copy of the Oleaut32.dll file. Software vendors and software developers can use this file for all operating systems that are supported by Visual Basic 6.0.
This security update contains multiple operating-system-specific versions of the Oleaut32.dll file. This security update creates new folders under the original Redist folder.
For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
MS07-043: Description of security update for the Visual Basic 6.0 redistributable
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
Article ID: 921503 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 01:51:06 - Revision: 3.0
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