September Advance Notification

Hey folks, Mike Reavey here again – and while its been a pretty busy morning (the way I like it) I did want to take a quick second to make sure everyone saw the Advance Notification for the Security Bulletin release this September.  This coming Tuesday, we’re planning to release one security bulletin, and its in …

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New Security Advisory on Windows Firewall Exception

Hi Folks, — you may have noticed that we posted an advisory earlier this week: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/897663.mspx.  This advisory discusses how a malformed registry key entry could allow an exception to be entered into the firewall, but this exception wouldn’t be visible in the standard firewall graphical user interfaces.  In response to customer feedback and to …

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New Security Advisory Posted

Hi everyone, Debby Fry Wilson here.  Just wanted to talk a little bit about a security advisory we have released today just as a precaution.    There’s been a lot of concern about MS05-039 because of the recent attacks against unpatched Windows 2000 systems.  On operating systems like Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows Server …

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New security advisory

Hey folks – Mike Reavey here, live from the situation room. (BTW- “live from the situation room” is a new favorite term ever since our big television debut this week!)  I wanted to let you know that we published an advisory on a security issue in COM object, MSDDS.DLL, that when loaded in Internet Explorer …

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The View from the Situation Room

Hi everyone, Mike Reavey here.  I wanted to take a moment and blog live from our MSRC Situation Room.  (those of you watching CNN this morning got a glimpse of it!)  The Situation Room is a dedicated room inside the Microsoft campus.  When there is a problem or an attack impacting customers, we bring all …

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Guidance pages and information on Worm:Win32/Zotob.A

Ok, earlier this morning we activated our Software Security Incident Reponse Process to respond to a malicious attack known as Worm:Win32/Zotob.A. Our investigation has determined that only a small number of customers have been affected and we’re working directly with them.  We have seen no indication of widespread impact to the Internet, but we have posted …

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Reports of an attack on MS05-039

Hi everyone, Stephen Toulouse here. We now have reports of an attack against the MS05-039 vulnerability.  We have updated our security advisory located at: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/899588.mspx To provide our initial information and guidance. More information shortly. S. *This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers no rights.*

New security advisory

Hi everyone,  Unfortunately it looks like someone has posted exploit code for MS05-039 publicly.  Please be sure that you are deploying this update, Windows 2000 users are particularly at risk.  We have posted a security advisory on this at the following link: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/899588.mspx S. *This posting is provided “AS IS” with no warranties, and confers …

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