Microsoft Windows

For General Patches/Fixes, surf to the Windows Update page:

http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/en/default.asp

Special Alerts will be posted as necessary.


September 14, 2004

A newly discovered security update for September 2004 addresses newly discovered issues in JPEG processing technology. This issue affects software that supports this image format, including some versions of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft developer tools.

Click here to check for Update.


August 12, 2003

MSBlast (alias Lovsan, Blaster, and Posa) is an Internet worm that takes advantage of the Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) Remote Procedure Call (RPC) interface buffer overflow flaw. Although Microsoft issued a patch on July 17, 2003, many people have yet to patch their systems. Ironically, the worm threatens to shut down the windowsupdate.com site, the source of Microsoft security patches.

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April 21, 2003

Microsoft Security Patch Slows XP Systems 

Redmond is looking into a fix for security patch it issued late last week. The patch which was designed to stave off a buffer overrun that could allow attackers to elevate privilege permissions on users' machines ended up slowing some users' systems to a crawl.