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Security Update, December 13, 2001

Posted: December 13, 2001
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This update eliminates all known security vulnerabilities affecting Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Internet Explorer 6, and addresses the "Incorrect Content-Disposition Handling Can Cause IE to Execute Code Automatically" security vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer 5.5 SP2 and 6, and is discussed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS01-058. Download now to protect your computer from all previously discussed security vulnerabilities affecting Internet Explorer 5.5 SP2 and 6, as well as three newly discovered vulnerabilities: the File Execution vulnerability, a variant of the Frame Domain Verification vulnerability, and the File Name Spoofing vulnerabilty.

For more information about these vulnerabilities, read Microsoft Security Bulletin MS01-058.

System Requirements
This update applies to:

  • Internet Explorer 5.5 SP2
  • Internet Explorer 6.

How to Download and Install

  1. Select your language from the drop-down list above and click GO.
  2. Click the Security Update link to begin the download.
  3. Choose Run this program from its current location and click OK, (in Internet Explorer 6, click Open).
  4. Click Yes if asked whether you would like to install and run Q313675.exe.
  5. Click Yes to begin the installation process.

How to use
Restart your computer to complete the installation.

How to uninstall
Uninstall is not available.

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