August 2008 Security Updates Are Now Available


The August 2008 Windows XP Embedded Security Updates are now available on the Mobile & Embedded Communications Extranet (ECE) for Microsoft® Windows® XP Embedded Service Pack 2, Feature Pack 2007, and/or Update Rollup 1.0. The downloads are cumulative and include updates for the Desktop QFE Installer (DQI) Tool and the Component Database.

The following updates are included in this release – please see the ECE for more details:

· KB 951072 - August 2008 cumulative time zone update for Microsoft Windows operating systems 

· KB 953838 - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer.

· KB 952954 - Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Image Color Management System Could Allow Remote Code Execution.

· KB 951066 - Security Update for Outlook Express and Windows Mail.

· KB 950974 - Vulnerabilities in Event System Could Allow Remote Code Execution.

· KB 946648 - Vulnerability in Windows Messenger Could Allow Information Disclosure.

· KB 953839 - Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits.

· KB 951376 - Vulnerability in Bluetooth Stack Could Allow Remote Code Execution.

· KB 951748 - Vulnerabilities in DNS Could Allow Spoofing.

· KB 944338 - Vulnerability in VBScript and JScript Scripting Engines Could Allow Remote Code Execution.

The August 2008 Windows XP Embedded Security Updates are available at the following link on the ECE:
https://ece.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/ece/ProductSupplements/DownloadCenter/Embedded/XPE/XPEMonthlyUpdates/DistOEM-Aug2008XPEmbedSecurUpdat.htm

If you have questions on accessing the ECE, please email MS Mobile & Embedded Communications Feedback & Support, ECE@microsoft.com.

-Katy

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