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    Windows Millennium Edition KB891711 Update

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  • Name
    Windows Millennium Edition KB891711 Update
  • Description
    Add or Remove Programs entry for Windows Millennium Edition KB891711 Update. This is a critical security update for Windows Millennium Edition that addresses a vulnerability in Cursor and Icon Format Handling that could lead to remote code execution.

    Cursor and Icon Format Handling Vulnerability: A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that cursor, animated cursor, and icon formats are handled. An attacker could try to exploit the vulnerability by constructing a malicious cursor or icon file that could potentially allow remote code execution if a user visited a malicious Web site or viewed a malicious e-mail message. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system.
    Windows Kernel Vulnerability: A denial of service vulnerability exists in the way that cursor, animated cursor, and icon formats are handled. An attacker could try to exploit the vulnerability by constructing a malicious cursor or icon file that could potentially cause the operating system to become unresponsive. The operating system would have to be restarted to restore functionality.
  • Uninstall Command
    RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\WINDOWS\INF\QFE\WinME\891711UN.INF
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