Microsoft Security Response Center

The Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) identifies, monitors, responds to and resolves security incidents and vulnerabilities in Microsoft software.

April, 2005

  • Information on Publicly Disclosed Windows Vulnerability

    Stephen Toulouse here with the MSRC, just wanted to provide everyone with some information related to public reports of a possible vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was publicly disclosed. The issue involves the Windows Shell, and our initial investigation has found that significant user interaction would be required for an attacker to exploit this vulnerability. So far we have confirmed that Windows XP, Windows XP SP2 and Windows Server 2003 are not affected by this particular issue. We're...
  • Welcome to our new home.... and April Security Updates.

    Hey everyone, this is Mike Reavey from the MSRC. Welcome to the Microsoft Security Response Center Blog's new home! We here at the MSRC started the blog for our time at RSA 2005, but we had such great support and positive responses from customers that we’ve have decided to keep it going. Today we've moved the blog to a permanent home on TechNet. Thanks for making the move with us! You'll noticed that we have migrated all the previous postings from the old blog here for your reference. Today...