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MS06-076: Cumulative security update for Outlook Express

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INTRODUCTION
Microsoft has released security bulletin MS06-076. 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:

Known issues with this security update

  • After you install this security update, you might receive an error message when you try to start Microsoft Outlook Express or when you try to open the Windows Address Book (WAB).

    For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    917288 Error message when you open the Windows Address Book or you open Outlook Express after you install cumulative security update 911567 (MS06-016)

Issues that are fixed by this security update

This security update fixes the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
918766 A saved .eml file does not open in Compose mode in Outlook Express
918069 All e-mail items may be missing when you start Outlook Express 6 Service Pack 1
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
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Article ID: 923694 - Last Review: 09/30/2011 03:08:00 - Revision: 4.0

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