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More Microsoft IE Vulnerabilities, More Patches
McAfee Addresses the Problems As Well

The most recent Microsoft IE vulnerabilities have been patched by Microsoft, and also reviewed by the McAfee Avert (Anti-virus and Vulnerability Emergency Response Team) teams. A series of bulletins have been released, through which users can address these latest vulnerabilities:

* MS05-025 -- Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (883939)
* MS05-026 -- Vulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896358)
* MS05-027 -- Vulnerability in SMB Could Allow Remote Code Execution (896422)
* MS05-028 -- Vulnerability in Web Client Service May Allow Remote Code Execution (896426)
* MS05-029 -- Vulnerability in Outlook Web Access for Exchange Server 5.5 Could Allow Cross-Site Scripting Attacks (895179)
* MS05-030 -- Cumulative Security Update for Outlook Express (897715)
* MS05-031 -- Vulnerability in Step-by-Step Interactive Training Could Allow Remote Code Execution (898458)
* MS05-032 -- Vulnerability in Microsoft Agent Could Allow Spoofing (890046)
* MS05-033 -- Vulnerability in Telnet Client Could Allow Information Disclosure (896428)
* MS05-034 -- Cumulative Security Update for ISA Server 2000 (899753) Scope of Potential Compromise

The 10 new bulletins cover 12 vulnerabilities in total and range in scope from a vulnerability in HTML Help that, if exploited, could allow an attacker to take complete control of the affected system, to a vulnerability in Microsoft Agent that could enable an attacker to spoof trusted Internet content.

The McAfee System Compliance Profiler, a component of McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, is being updated to quickly assess compliance levels of Microsoft security patches for all recently announced vulnerabilities.
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