LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released a Security Advisory for a Possible Vulnerability in the Windows Help and Support Center Function 11-JUN-2010

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    • (June 11, 2010) LANDesk is monitoring a new security advisory posted by Microsoft. Microsoft is investigating new public reports of a possible vulnerability in the Windows Help and Support Center function that is delivered with supported editions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. This vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using a Web browser or clicks a specially crafted link in an e-mail message. Microsoft is aware that proof of concept exploit code has been published for the vulnerability. However, Microsoft is not currently aware of active attacks that use this exploit code or of customer impact at this time. Microsoft is actively monitoring this situation to keep customers informed and to provide customer guidance as necessary.

     

     

    • While there is no fix available at this time, LANDesk will monitor and publish vulnerability content for the fix when it is released. Please visit the following page for more details:

     

     

     

     

     

     

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