Security Advisory

Microsoft Security Advisory 925444

Vulnerability in the Microsoft DirectAnimation Path ActiveX Control Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Published: September 14, 2006 | Updated: November 14, 2006

Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS06-067 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS06-067. The vulnerability addressed is the DirectAnimation Path ActiveX Vulnerability - CVE-2006-4777.



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  • September 14, 2006: Advisory published.
  • September 27, 2006: Advisory updated to advise of limited attacks that attempt to use this vulnerability.
  • November 14, 2006: Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin.

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