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Microsoft Windows 2000 Patch: Hyperterminal Buffer Overflow

By Microsoft Free

Developer's Description

This update resolves the "HyperTerminal Buffer Overflow" security vulnerability in Windows 2000. If you receive and open an HTML e-mail message that contains a particularly malformed Web address (URL), the URL can be used to exploit this vulnerability and run arbitrary code on your computer.

Note Although HyperTerminal ships as part of several Microsoft products, it was developed by Hilgraeve, Inc. Additional information on the vulnerability and a patch for their full version product, HyperTerminal Private Edition, is available from the Hilgraeve Web site, at http://www.hilgraeve.com.

For more information about these vulnerabilities, please see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-079.

Full Specifications

What's new in version Update

General

Release August 25, 2008
Date Added October 24, 2000
Version Update

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Additional Requirements
  • Windows NT 4 SP 6
  • Windows 2003 SP 1
  • Windows XP AMD 64-bit
  • Windows XP 64-bit SP 1
  • Windows NT 4 SP 2
  • Windows 2000 SP 1
  • Windows 2003 64-bit
  • Windows 2003 AMD 64-bit
  • Windows XP 64-bit SP 2
  • Windows NT 4 SP 3
  • Windows 2000 SP 2
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 R2
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows 2003 64-bit SP 1
  • Windows Vista AMD 64-bit
  • Windows XP Itanium 64-bit
  • Windows NT 4 SP 4
  • Windows 2000 SP 3
  • Windows NT 4
  • Windows XP 32-bit
  • Windows XP SP 1
  • Windows Server 2003 x86 R2
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2003 Itanium 64-bit
  • Windows NT 4 SP 5
  • Windows 2000 SP 4
  • Windows Vista 32-bit
  • Windows XP 64-bit
  • Windows NT 4 SP 1
  • Windows Server 2008 x64
  • Windows NT 3
  • Windows Server 2008 x86
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows 2003
  • Windows Vista Itanium 64-bit
  • Windows XP Itanium 64-bit SP 1
  • Windows 2003 32-bit
  • Windows XP Itanium 64-bit SP 2
  • Windows XP SP 2
  • Windows 95
  • Windows 98
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows NT
  • Windows 2003 Itanium 64-bit SP 1
  • Windows XP Pro
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