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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November 2004

Published: November 09, 2004

Version: 1.0

Issued: November 9, 2004
Version Number: 1.0

An end-user version of this information is available by visiting the following Web site.

Protect Your PC: Microsoft has provided information about how you can help protect your PC at the following locations:

Update Management Strategies: The Patch Management, Security Updates, and Downloads Web site provides additional information about Microsoft’s best practices recommendations for applying security updates.

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Included in this advisory are updates for newly discovered vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities, broken down by severity are:

Bulletin IdentifierMicrosoft Security Bulletin MS04-039
Bulletin Title Vulnerability in ISA Server 2000 and Proxy Server 2.0 Could Allow Internet Content Spoofing (888258)
Executive Summary This vulnerability could enable an attacker to spoof trusted Internet content.
Maximum Severity Rating Important
Impact of Vulnerability Spoofing
Affected Software Windows. For more information, see the Affected Software and Download Locations section.

How do I use this table?

You use this table to learn about the security updates that you may need to install. You should review each software program or component listed to see if there are required security updates. If a software program or component is listed then the impact of the vulnerability is listed and also hyperlinked to the available software update.

Affected Software and Download Locations

Bulletin Identifier MS04-039
Maximum Severity Rating Important
Windows Affected Software:
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000 Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000 Service Pack 2 Important
Microsoft Small Business Server 2000 (which includes Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000) Important
Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 Premium Edition (which includes Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000) Important
Microsoft Proxy Server 2.0 Service Pack 1 Important

Systems Management Server:

Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) delivers a highly-configurable enterprise solution for managing updates. By using SMS, administrators can identify Windows-based systems that require security updates and to perform controlled deployment of these updates throughout the enterprise with minimal disruption to end users. For more information about how administrators can use SMS 2003 to deploy security updates, see the SMS 2003 Security Patch Management Web site. SMS 2.0 users can also use Software Updates Service Feature Pack to help deploy security updates. For information about SMS, visit the SMS Web site.

Note SMS uses the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer and the Microsoft Office Detection Tool to provide broad support for security bulletin update detection and deployment. Some software updates may not be detected by these tools. Administrators can use the inventory capabilities of the SMS in these cases to target updates to specific systems. For more information about this procedure, see the following Web site. Some security updates require administrative rights following a restart of the system. Administrators can use the Elevated Rights Deployment Tool (available in the SMS 2003 Administration Feature Pack and in the SMS 2.0 Administration Feature Pack) to install these updates.

Other information:


Microsoft thanks the following for working with us to help protect customers:

Obtaining Other Security Updates:

Updates for other security issues are available from the following locations:


  • Customers in the U.S. and Canada can receive technical support from Microsoft Product Support Services at 1-866-PCSAFETY. There is no charge for support calls that are associated with security updates.
  • International customers can receive support from their local Microsoft subsidiaries. There is no charge for support that is associated with security updates. For more information about how to contact Microsoft for support issues, visit the International Support Web site.

Security Resources:


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  • V1.0 (November 9, 2004): Bulletin published

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