I just received this notice and thought it important to pass on. It is
from the Department of Energy Computer Incident Advisory Center.
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Microsoft Internet Explorer Cumulative Patch
[Microsoft Security Bulletin MS02-005]
February 12, 2002 18:00 GMT Number
PROBLEM: Six vulnerabilities have been found in Internet Explorer,
most serious of which allows an intruder to remotely run
on another users system.
PLATFORM: Windows Platforms with Internet Explorer 5.01 SP2, 5.5
SP2, or 6.0.
DAMAGE: Depending on the vulnerability, an intruder can read or
files on a client system and possibly get remote access
SOLUTION: Apply the 11 February 2002 Cumulative Patch for Internet
Explorer available on the Microsoft windowsupdate website.
VULNERABILITY The risk is HIGH. Remote users can run code on a clients
ASSESSMENT: and possibly get user access on that system.
CIAC BULLETIN: http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/m-041.shtml
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