Microsoft Security Advisory 912840
Vulnerability in Graphics Rendering Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution.
Published: December 28, 2005 | Updated: January 05, 2006
Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of a vulnerability. We have issued a security bulletin to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review the security bulletin.
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- December 28, 2005: Advisory published
- December 29, 2005: Advisory updated. FAQ section updated.
- December 30, 2005: Advisory updated. FAQ section updated.
- January 3, 2006: Information has been added to the beginning of the advisory as well as the FAQ section to provide updated information about the state of the investigation. Information has also been added to the FAQ section regarding reports of a third party security update for this issue.
- January 3, 2006: Clarifying information added to the Mitigating factors section at the beginning of the advisory. FAQ added to address pre-released Microsoft security update.
- January 5, 2006: FAQ added with information on Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition and Windows Millennium. FAQ concerning embedded images in Office documents updated. Workaround updated with information about re-registering the Windows Fax and Image Viewer (Shimgvw.dll).
- January 5, 2006: Advisory updated to reference released security bulletin.
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