Microsoft Security Advisories: 919637 and 914784

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    Microsoft Security Advisory (914784)
    Update to Improve Kernel Patch Protection
    Published: 6/13/2006
    "An update is available for Kernel patch protection included with X64-based Windows operating systems. Kernel patch protection protects code and critical structures in the Windows kernel from modification by unknown code or data. This update adds additional checks to this protection for increased reliability, performance, and security. For more information about this release, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 914784. We encourage customers running x64-based Windows operating systems to install this update. For more information about Kernel patch protection see the following Microsoft Web Site. For more information about the updates included in this release, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 914784."


    Microsoft Security Advisory (919637)
    Vulnerability in Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution
    Last Updated: 6/13/2006
    "Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of a vulnerability. We have issued a security bulletin to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review the security bulletin. The vulnerability addressed is the "Microsoft Word Malformed Object Pointer Vulnerability - CVE-2006-1359"."
     
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