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MS07-043: Vulnerability in OLE Automation could allow remote code execution


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Introduction

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS07-043. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:

Known issues

In versions of Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 later than Visual Basic 6.0 Service Pack 6 (SP6), the Visual Basic Package and Deployment Wizard obtains the Oleaut32.dll file from the following location:
VisualBasic_Installation_Folder\Wizards\PDWizard\Redist\
This folder contains a single copy of the Oleaut32.dll file. Software vendors and software developers can use this file for all operating systems that are supported by Visual Basic 6.0.

This security update contains multiple operating-system-specific versions of the Oleaut32.dll file. This security update creates new folders under the original Redist folder.

For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
924053� MS07-043: Description of security update for the Visual Basic 6.0 redistributable

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Article Info
Article ID : 921503
Revision : 2
Created on : 9/30/2011
Published on : 9/30/2011
Exists online : False
Views : 383