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- (December 20, 2010) Microsoft has released an updated MS10-083. New patch executables are available. This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted file using WordPad or selects or opens a shortcut file that is on a network or WebDAV share. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights
- V2.0 (December 14, 2010): Added an update FAQ to announce an additional update for Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (KB979688) and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (KB979688) for users who have installed Windows Search 4.0 on Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008, then installed the security update offered in KB2405882, and then migrated to Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2. Customers in this scenario will need to install the new update offered in KB2405882 to be protected against the vulnerability described in this bulletin. Please visit the following page for more details:
- Vulnerability ID – MS10-083v2
- Vulnerability ID – N/A
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