Vulnerabilities in DNS and WINS Server Could Allow Spoofing (962238)

The security update addresses the vulnerabilities by correcting the way that Windows DNS servers cache and validate queries, and by modifying the way that Windows DNS servers and Windows WINS servers handle WPAD and ISATAP registration. For more information about the vulnerabilities, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) subsection for the specific vulnerability entry under the next section, Vulnerability Information.

This is classified as an IMPORTANT security update.

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS09-008.mspx

HTH,

Tom

Thomas W Shinder, M.D., MCSE
Sr. Consultant / Technical Writer

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PROWESS CONSULTING | Microsoft Forefront Security Specialist
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