LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released KB 976662 to Address an IE 8 and JavaScript Object Notation Issue 26-FEB-2010

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    ·        (February 26, 2010) Microsoft has released KB 976662. Windows Internet Explorer 8 is the first Microsoft Web browser that includes native support for encoding and for decoding JavaScript Object Notation (JSON). Because of the new ECMAScript specification changes, some customers have reported issues. These issues are caused by deviations between the native JSON feature in Internet Explorer 8 and the final specification. An update is now available to address these customer issues and improve JSON interoperability of Internet Explorer 8. This update enables JSON interoperability of Internet Explorer 8 to keep in conformance with the new "ECMAScript, fifth edition" standard specification. Please visit the following page for more details:



    New Vulnerabilities

    ·          Vulnerability ID –976662


    Changed Vulnerabilities

    ·          Vulnerability ID –None


    New Patch Downloads

    ·         ie8-windowsxp-kb976662-x86-enu.-58lEg.exe

    ·         ie8-windowsserver2003-kb976662-x86-enu._GZ14Q.exe

    ·         ie8-windowsserver2003.windowsxp-kb976662-x64-enu.-M3zng.exe

    ·         ie8-windows6.0-kb976662-x86._5ptzg.msu

    ·         ie8-windows6.0-kb976662-x64._i_fng.msu

    ·         windows6.1-kb976662-x86._JgRdA.msu

    ·         windows6.1-kb976662-x64.-YMoQg.msu


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