Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July, 2004

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    Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July, 2004

    Issued: July 13, 2004
    Version Number: 1.0

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    Summary
    Included in this advisory are updates for newly discovered vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities, broken down by severity are:

    Critical (2)

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-022
    Bulletin Title
    Vulnerability in Task Scheduler Could Allow Code Execution (841873)
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=30431

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-023
    Bulletin Title
    Vulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Code Execution (840315
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=27827

    Important (4)
    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-019
    Bulletin Title
    Vulnerability in Utility Manager Could Allow Code Execution (842526)

    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=30432

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-020
    Bulletin Title
    Vulnerability in POSIX Could Allow Code Execution (841872)

    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=30430

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-021
    Bulletin Title
    Security Update for IIS 4.0 (841373)

    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=30288

    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-024
    Bulletin Title
    Vulnerability in Windows Shell Could Allow Remote Code Execution (839645)

    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=30585

    Moderate (1)
    Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-018
    Bulletin Title
    Cumulative Security Update for Outlook Express (823353)
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=19527


    Affected Software and Download Locations

    How do I use this table?

    You use this table to learn about the security updates that you may need to install. You should review each software program or component listed to see if there are required security updates. If a software program or component is listed then the impact of the vulnerability is listed and also hyperlinked to the available software update.

    In the table, a number in brackets [x] indicates that there is a note that explains more about the issue. These notes are located at the bottom of the table.

    Note You may have to install several security updates for a single vulnerability. Review the whole column for each bulletin identifier that is listed to verify the updates that you have to install, based on the programs or components that you have installed on your system.

    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-jul.mspx
     
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