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Microsoft Security Advisory: Vulnerability in Visual Studio 2005 could allow remote code execution

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Microsoft is investigating public reports of a vulnerability in an ActiveX control in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 on a computer that is running the Microsoft Windows operating system. We are aware of proof-of-concept code that has been published publicly and of the possibility of limited attacks that are attempting to use the reported vulnerability.

We have released a Microsoft security advisory about this issue for IT professionals. This security advisory contains additional security-related information. To view the security advisory, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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Article ID: 927709 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 02:07:28 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Standard Edition, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Express Edition

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