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- (February 11, 2011) Microsoft has released security update MS11-006 for Windows XP SP2 and Windows 2000. This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in the Windows Shell graphics processor. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted thumbnail image. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the logged-on 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. Please visit the following page for more details:
- Important note: Microsoft has discontinued general support for Windows 2000 and Windows XP SP2. Extended service contracts are available and are required to access the patches necessary to remediate these vulnerabilities. These patches are not provided by LANDesk and can only be downloaded from Microsoft with a valid extended service contract. Customers with access to the patches through their extended support contracts will need to manually copy the patches to the \patch directory on the LANDesk core server in order to perform remediation for detected vulnerabilities.
- Vulnerability ID – MS11-006_WINXPSP2_WIN2000
- Vulnerability ID – N/A
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