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Old 02-16-2006, 03:22 PM   #1
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This is latest IT Bulletin, recieved on my computer, will paste more as they arrive if you'd like, let me know if you join, some did last time, clickable addresses here, including one if you want to d/load the latest IE update to your home computer, I'm pleased to help.

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ITsafe Bulletin 2006/005 (1st of 2 Bulletins)

What is it?
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A problem affecting Internet Explorer 5.01 on Windows 2000 systems.

What does it affect?
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This could enable an attacker to gain control of computers that use this
software.

How do I fix it?
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Update your copy of Internet Explorer with the download available from
Microsoft.

Details of Specific Problem
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This problem with Internet Explorer is described in more depth by the
supplier at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sec.../MS06-004.mspx

The supplier's page also contains the URL to download the fix: please see
our URL security guide for advice on following links

Details of Underlying Problem(s)
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The technical issues are described at the CVE website, as CVE-2006-0020


Notes
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ITsafe Bulletins are issued by e-mail when significant risks have been
identified that are likely to affect the majority of ITsafe users.



ITsafe Team
Making IT safe for You
http://www.itsafe.gov.uk
The UK Alerting and Advisory Service for Information and Communications
Technologies (ICT) Security








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Or theres always firefox thats better than IE IMO.
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Old 02-17-2006, 02:42 AM   #3
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Or theres always firefox thats better than IE IMO.
So you say Mark, everybody's entitled to their own opinion, I find IE perfectly fine, haven't had any problems in years of use, I shall continue to paste these bulletins, others who use IE have said they appreciate the info, so do you think it's worthwhile me continuing to post these?
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