Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-007
Vulnerability in Windows Could Allow Information Disclosure (888302)
Issued: February 8, 2005
Who should read this document: Customers who use Microsoft Windows
Impact of Vulnerability: Information Disclosure
Maximum Severity Rating: Important
Recommendation: Customers should apply the update at the earliest opportunity.
Security Update Replacement: None
Tested Software and Security Update Download Locations:
?Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 ? Download the update
?Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Service Pack 1 (Itanium) ? Download the update
?Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 and Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
?Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition Version 2003 (Itanium)
?Microsoft Windows Server 2003
?Microsoft Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems
?Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE), and Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (ME)
The software in this list has been tested to determine whether the versions are affected. Other versions either no longer include security update support or may not be affected. To determine the support life cycle for your product and version, visit the Microsoft Support Lifecycle Web site.
This update resolves a newly-discovered, privately-reported vulnerability. The vulnerability is documented in the ?Vulnerability Details? section of this bulletin.
An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could remotely read the user names for users who have an open connection to an available shared resource.
We recommend that customers apply the update at the earliest opportunity.