To All Users, Use the link to fix the flaw

  Lozzy 14:38 13 Feb 03

Below is an email sent out by Microsft advising of a flaw in the recent Critical Update download the fix to cure..

Title: Cumulative Patch for Internet Explorer (810847)
Released: 5 February 2003
Revised: 12 February 2003(version 2.0)
Software: Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
Impact: Allow an attacker to execute commands on a user's
Max Risk: Critical
Bulletin: MS03-004

Microsoft encourages customers to review the Security Bulletin at:

click here

  Ben Avery (Work) 14:43 13 Feb 03

All installed and raring to go!


  jazzypop 14:45 13 Feb 03

"Reason for Revision:
Subsequent to the initial release of this bulletin, a non-security issue was discovered with this patch that could affect some users -
primarily consumers - under certain conditions.

Specifically, the issue could cause some users to be unable to authenticate to certain Internet web sites such as subscription based sites, or MSN e-mail. This issue has been resolved, and a hot fix (813951) issued to correct it. It is important to note that this hot fix corrects a
very specific non-security issue, and that the security patch discussed in this Security Bulletin was, and still is, effective in
removing the vulnerabilities discussed later in this bulletin.

More information, including details of how to obtain the hot fix are available at:
click here and in the Frequently Asked Questions section of this

In other words, if you already have this fix installed (which you should), it is only necessary to install the revised fix if you are suffering the log-in problems described above.

  Lozzy 14:49 13 Feb 03

Well said Jazzypop

  graham 15:08 13 Feb 03

I've got IE 6, not 6 SP1, I've got the February patch. Does this update apply to me, please?

  Lozzy 15:14 13 Feb 03

My suggestion to you is download SP1 for IE6 and this patch.

  Lozzy 15:45 13 Feb 03


  VoG™ 16:32 13 Feb 03

Thanks and Bump!

  Andsome 17:21 13 Feb 03

Well done and many thanks.

  graham 19:51 13 Feb 03

SP 1, and 2 updates, installed, many thanks. How come you get Emails from Microsoft?

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