LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released MS11-035 for Windows 2000 13-MAY-2011

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    • (May 13, 2011) Microsoft has released security bulletin MS11-035 for Windows 2000. This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the Windows Internet Name Service (WINS). The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user received a specially crafted WINS replication packet on an affected system running the WINS service. By default, WINS is not installed on any affected operating system. Only customers who manually installed this component are affected by this issue. The patch is only for remediating windows 2000’s vulnerability.  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.

     

     

    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – MS11-035_WIN2000

     

    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – N/A

     

    New Patch Downloads

    • windows2000-kb2524426-x86-custom-enu.exe

     

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