13 December 2005

US-CERT Cyber Security Alert SA05-347A -- Microsoft Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities

You guessed it! M$ has done it again -- more security problems...

Systems Affected

* Microsoft Windows
* Microsoft Internet Explorer

For more complete information, refer to the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December 2005.


Microsoft has released updates that address critical vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer.


Apply Updates
Microsoft has released security updates for Internet Explorer. To obtain the updates, visit the Microsoft Update web site. US-CERT also recommends enabling Automatic Updates.

Disable ActiveX
Instructions for disabling ActiveX controls in the Internet Zone can be found in the Malicious Web Scripts FAQ.

Do not follow unsolicited links
Do not click on unsolicited URLs received in email, instant messages, web forums, or internet relay chat (IRC) channels.

Read all about it at US-CERT, United States - Computer Emergency Readiness Team...

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