Microsoft Security Advisory (923762)
Microsoft Security Advisory (923762): Long URLs to sites using HTTP 1.1 and compression Could Cause Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 to Unexpectedly Exit
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On August 15, 2006 Microsoft announced that it would be re-releasing Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-042 Tuesday, August 22, 2006 to address an issue affecting Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 customers as discussed in Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 923762. Due to an issue discovered in final testing, Microsoft was not able to re-release MS06-042 on August 22, 2006. On August 24, 2006, Microsoft completed testing to ensure the update re-released for Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 met the appropriate level of quality for broad distribution.
On August 22, 2006 Microsoft also became aware of public notification on the exploitable nature of this vulnerability. Microsoft has completed the investigation into the vulnerability, and has revised Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-042 with information on this vulnerability, and the availability of revised Internet Explorer Service Pack 1 security updates. Customers are encouraged to apply the revised update to Internet Explorer Service Pack 1 systems immediately.
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- August 22, 2006: Advisory published
- August 24, 2006: Advisory updated to direct customers to the revised version of Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-042 that includes new updates for Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1.