High-priority updates for Microsoft Windows XP

Regarding the Malicious Software Removal Tool (KB 890830)

E.g. "Windows Update"; Malicious Software Removal for January 2007
(KB 890830) ~ http://support.microsoft.com/kb/890830 (Release Date: January 9, 2007).

"After the scan is complete, the tool creates a log file that contains the results of the scan. The name of the file is Mrt.log. The file is in the %windir%\Debug folder." > For most users this will be C:\WINDOWS\Debug\Mrt.log

Personal Install Date: 2007-01-25

 

MS XML / HTMLXML (KB 925672 , et al.)

Security Update for Windows XP (KB 925486)


Date last published: 9/26/2006
Typical download size: 250 KB

A security issue has been identified in the way Vector Markup Language (VML) is handled that could allow an attacker to compromise a computer running Microsoft Windows and gain control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

How to Uninstall
This software update can be removed via Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel.

Get help and support: http://support.microsoft.com

More information: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=73174



Update for Windows XP (KB922582)
Download size: 550 KB , less than 1 minute
A problem has been identified in Filter Manager that can prevent you from installing updates from Windows update. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Details...


Security Update for Windows XP (KB919007)
Typical download size: 203 KB , less than 1 minute
A security issue has been identified in Reliable Multicast Program (PGM) for Microsoft Windows XP-based systems that could result in a denial of service. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Details...


Security Update for Windows XP (KB920685)
Typical download size: 196 KB , less than 1 minute
A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system and gain access to restricted data. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Details...


Update for Windows XP (KB920872)
Typical download size: 191 KB , less than 1 minute
This is a reliability update for Windows XP machines. Install this audio component update to prevent memory corruption issues which may cause an unstable state on a computer that is running Windows XP Service Pack 2. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Details...


Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - September 2006 (KB890830)
Download size: 3.7 MB , less than 1 minute
After the download, this tool runs once to check your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove any infection found. If an infection is found, the tool will display a status report the next time you start your computer. A new version of the tool will be offered every month. If you want to manually run the tool on your computer, you can download a copy from the Microsoft Download Center or run an online version from microsoft.com. This tool is not a replacement for an anti-virus product. To help protect your computer, you should use an anti-virus product. Details...
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Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows XP (KB918899)
Typical download size: 1.5 MB , 1 minute
Security issues have been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise a system running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Details...
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Security Update for Windows XP (KB917422)
Typical download size: 264 KB , less than 1 minute
A security issue has been identified in the Windows Kernel that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system and gain control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Details...
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Security Update for Windows XP (KB920670)
Typical download size: 201 KB , less than 1 minute
A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system and gain control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Details...
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Security Update for Windows XP (KB920683)
Typical download size: 196 KB , less than 1 minute
A security issue has been identified in DNS Resolution that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system and gain control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Details...
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Security Update for Windows XP (KB921398)
Typical download size: 1.2 MB , 1 minute
A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system and gain control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Details...
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Security Update for Windows XP (KB922616)
Typical download size: 250 KB , less than 1 minute
A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to remotely compromise your Windows-based system using a vulnerability in HTML Help and gain control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Details...

Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows XP (KB920214)
Typical download size: 171 KB , less than 1 minute
A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to remotely compromise your Windows-based system. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Details...

Security Update for Windows XP (KB914388)
Typical download size: 366 KB , less than 1 minute
A remote code execution security issue has been identified in the DHCP Client service that could allow an attacker to remotely compromise your Windows-based system and gain control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Details...
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Security Update for Windows XP (KB917159)
Typical download size: 214 KB , less than 1 minute
A remote code execution security issue has been identified in the Server service that could allow an attacker to remotely compromise your Windows-based system and gain control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Details...
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Critical Update for Office XP on Windows XP Service Pack 2 (KB885884)
Download size: 4.3 MB , less than 1 minute
This update resolves an issue affecting only customers deploying the MS04-028 update for Office XP on Windows XP SP2. The original update appears to install correctly, but it may not actually have completed. To help protect your computer, we are providing this new update. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Details...


Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1
Download size: 10.2 MB , 2 minutes
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 resolves various issues found after the initial release of .NET Framework 1.1. These include both security- and non-security-related issues. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Once you have installed this item, it cannot be removed. Details...

Microsoft Office 2003

Office 2003 Service Pack 2
Download size: 102.1 MB , 15 minutes
Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 2 contains significant security enhancements, in addition to stability and performance improvements. This update applies to the following programs: Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Small Business Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Basic Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Standard Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Student and Teacher Edition 2003, Microsoft Office Access 2003, Microsoft Office Access 2003 Runtime, Microsoft Office Excel 2003, Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003, Microsoft Office InfoPath 2003, Microsoft Office Outlook 2003, Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003, Microsoft Office Publisher 2003, Microsoft Office Word 2003, Microsoft Office 2003 Web Components, and Microsoft Office XP Web Components. Details...