Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-037
Patch Available for 'HTML Help File Code Execution' Vulnerability
Originally posted: June 02, 2000
Microsoft has released a patch that eliminates a security vulnerability in the HTML Help facility that ships with Microsoft® Internet Explorer. Under certain conditions, the vulnerability could allow a malicious web site to take inappropriate action on the computer of a visiting user.
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
Support: This is a fully supported patch. Information on contacting Microsoft Technical Support is available at http://support.microsoft.com/contactussupport/?ws=support .
Security Resources: The Microsoft TechNet Security Web Site provides additional information about security in Microsoft products.
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- June 02, 2000: Bulletin Created.