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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2006

Published: July 11, 2006 | Updated: August 15, 2006

Version: 1.2

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Summary

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

Bulletin IdentifierMicrosoft Security Bulletin MS06-035
Bulletin Title Vulnerability in Server Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917159)
Executive Summary This update resolves two vulnerabilities in the Server service, the most serious of which could allow remote code execution.
Maximum Severity Rating Critical
Impact of Vulnerability Remote Code Execution
Affected Software Windows. For more information, see the Affected Software and Download Locations section.
Bulletin IdentifierMicrosoft Security Bulletin MS06-036
Bulletin Title Vulnerability in DHCP Client Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (914388)
Executive Summary This update resolves a vulnerability in the DHCP Client service that could allow remote code execution.
Maximum Severity Rating Critical
Impact of Vulnerability Remote Code Execution
Affected Software Windows. For more information, see the Affected Software and Download Locations section.
Bulletin IdentifierMicrosoft Security Bulletin MS06-037
Bulletin Title Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917285)
Executive Summary This update resolves several vulnerabilities in Excel, the most serious of which could allow remote code execution.
Maximum Severity Rating Critical
Impact of Vulnerability Remote Code Execution
Affected Software Office, Excel. For more information, see the Affected Software and Download Locations section.
Bulletin IdentifierMicrosoft Security Bulletin MS06-038
Bulletin Title Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917284)
Executive Summary This update resolves two vulnerabilities in Office, the most serious of which could allow remote code execution.
Maximum Severity Rating Critical
Impact of Vulnerability Remote Code Execution
Affected Software Office, Project, Visio, Works. For more information, see the Affected Software and Download Locations section.
Bulletin IdentifierMicrosoft Security Bulletin MS06-039
Bulletin Title Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Filters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (915384)
Executive Summary This update resolves two vulnerabilities in Office, the most serious of which could allow remote code execution.
Maximum Severity Rating Critical
Impact of Vulnerability Remote Code Execution
Affected Software Office, Project, Works. For more information, see the Affected Software and Download Locations section.

Bulletin IdentifierMicrosoft Security Bulletin MS06-033
Bulletin Title Vulnerability in ASP.NET Could Allow Information Disclosure (917283)
Executive Summary This vulnerability could allow an attacker to bypass ASP.Net security and gain unauthorized access to objects in the Application folder explicitly by name. Note that this vulnerability would not allow an attacker to execute code or to elevate their user rights directly, but it could be used to produce useful information that could be used to try to further compromise the affected system.
Maximum Severity Rating Important
Impact of Vulnerability Information Disclosure
Affected Software Windows, .NET Framework. For more information, see the Affected Software and Download Locations section.
Bulletin IdentifierMicrosoft Security Bulletin MS06-034
Bulletin Title Vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services using Active Server Pages Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917537)
Executive Summary This vulnerability could allow an attacker to take complete control of an affected system. Note that the attacker must have valid logon credentials, but if a server has been purposely configured to allow users, either anonymous or authenticated, to upload web content such as .ASP pages to web sites, the server could be exploited by this vulnerability.
Maximum Severity Rating Important
Impact of Vulnerability Remote Code Execution
Affected Software Windows, IIS. 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.

In the table, a number in brackets [x] indicates that there is a note that explains more about the issue. These notes are located at the bottom of the table.

Affected Software and Download Locations for MS06-033 through MS06-036

DetailsDetailsDetailsDetails
Bulletin Identifier MS06-033 MS06-034 MS06-035 MS06-036
Maximum Severity Rating Important Important Critical Critical

Windows Affected Software:

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1[1] Moderate Critical Critical
Windows Server 2003[1] Moderate Critical Critical
Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems[1] Moderate Critical Critical
Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems[1] Moderate Critical Critical
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition[1] Moderate Critical Critical
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2[1] Important Critical Critical
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 1[1] Important Critical Critical
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition[1] Important Critical Critical
Windows XP Home Service Pack 2[1] Critical Critical
Windows XP Home Service Pack 1[1] Critical Critical
Windows 2000 Service Pack 4[1] Important Critical Critical

.NET Framework Affected Software:

.NET Framework 2.0 Important

Affected Software and Download Locations for MS06-037 through MS06-039

DetailsDetailsDetails
Bulletin Identifier MS06-037 MS06-038 MS06-039
Maximum Severity Rating Critical Critical Critical

Office Affected Software:

Office 2003 Service Pack 2 Important Important
Office 2003 Service Pack 1 Important Important
Office XP Service Pack 3 Important Important
Office 2000 Service Pack 3 Critical Critical
Office v.X for Mac Important
Office 2004 for Mac Important
Excel 2003 Important
Excel Viewer 2003 Important
Excel 2002 Important
Excel 2000 Critical
Excel v.X for Mac Important
Excel 2004 for Mac Important
Project 2002 Important Important
Project 2000 Critical Critical
Visio 2002 Important

Works Affected Software:

Works Suite 2006 Important Important
Works Suite 2005 Important Important
Works Suite 2004 Important Important

Note

[1] There is a security update available for this operating system. See the affected component in the table and the appropriate security bulletin for more details.

Software Update Services:

By using Microsoft Software Update Services (SUS), administrators can quickly and reliably deploy the latest critical updates and security updates to Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003-based servers, and to desktop systems that are running Windows 2000 Professional or Windows XP Professional.

For more information about how to deploy this security update with Software Update Services, visit the Software Update Services Web site.

Windows Server Update Services:

By using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), administrators can quickly and reliably deploy the latest critical updates and security updates for Windows 2000 operating systems and later, Office XP and later, Exchange Server 2003, and SQL Server 2000 to Windows 2000 and later operating systems.

For more information about how to deploy this security update using Windows Server Update Services, visit the Windows Server Update Services Web site.

Note: On July 11, 2006 there were problems with the availability of WSUSscan.cab. If you downloaded WSUSscan.cab prior to 6:30 PM PDT you will need to download it again. Failure to do so will result in the inability to detect and deploy the updates for the bulletins in this summary. Further issues and information on WSUS can be found at Knowledge Base Article 894199

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: On July 11, 2006 there were problems with the availability of WSUSscan.cab. If you downloaded WSUSscan.cab prior to 6:30 PM PDT you will need to download it again. Failure to do so will result in the inability to detect and deploy the updates for the bulletins in this summary.

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.

QChain.exe and Update.exe:

Microsoft has released a command-line tool named QChain.exe that gives system administrators the ability to safely chain security updates together. Chaining is when you install multiple updates without restarting between each install. Update.exe, used in the updates that are described in this advisory, has chaining functionality built in. Customers who use Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 or later, who use Windows XP, or who use Windows Server 2003, do not require Qchain.exe to chain these updates. Qchain.exe still supports chaining these Windows Updates so that an administrator can create a consistent deployment script across all platforms. For more information about Qchain, visit this Web site.

Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer:

The Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) allows administrators to scan local and remote systems for missing security updates as well as common security misconfigurations. For more information about MBSA visit Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer Web site.

Detection and Deployment Guidance:

Microsoft has provided detection and deployment guidance for this month’s security updates. This guidance will also help IT professionals understand how they can use various tools to help deploy the security update, such as Windows Update, Microsoft Update, Office Update, the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA), the Office Detection Tool, Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS), the Extended Security Update Inventory Tool, and the Enterprise Update Scan Tool (EST). For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 910723.

Other information:

Acknowledgments

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:

Support:

  • 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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Revisions:

  • V1.0 (July 11, 2006): Bulletin published.
  • V1.1 (July 11, 2006): Deployment section updated to reflect the availability of WSUSscan.cab.
  • V1.2 (August 15, 2006): Bulletin updated “Affected Software” for Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-038 under the “Summary” section.

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