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By More Holes in Microsoft Internet Explorer
Bill Williams

Edit MessageUploaded - 29 Dec 2001 02:20

Microsoft have discovered a hole in Internet Explorer 6 {IE6} which will allow viruses to execute with no chance to prevent them. Similar to the flaw that was cured by Service pack 2 of Internet Explorer 5.5. {IE5.5SP2}

And they have discovered some less serious holes in IE5.5SP2 as well.


Microsoft Security Bulletin MS01-058

13 December 2001 Cumulative Patch for IE
Originally posted: December 13, 2001

Who should read this bulletin: Customers using Microsoft® Internet Explorer.

Impact of vulnerability: Run code of attacker's choice.

Maximum Severity Rating: Critical

Recommendation: Customers using IE should install the patch immediately.

Affected Software:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0

More details at Link


Correction patch is at

I advise you to download the appropriate patch and install it.


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