Article ID: 271752 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q271752
NoticeThe Microsoft virtual machine (Microsoft VM) update that was previously listed in this article is no longer available. For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web pages:
This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
The Microsoft virtual machine (Microsoft VM) includes a vulnerability that could enable a malicious user to use an unsigned applet to read Web content behind a firewall. To exploit this vulnerability, the malicious user would have to know the exact URLs of the sites.
This affects the following builds of the Microsoft VM:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was corrected in recent patches for the Microsoft VM.
See the "Resolution" section of this article for more information about the fixes.
For more information, please see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-059:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms00-059.aspFor more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
253562For additional security-related information about Microsoft products, please refer to the following Microsoft Web site:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/253562/ )FIX: Untrusted code can access files on end-user systems
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/For support information about Visual J++ and the SDK for Java, visit the following Microsoft Web site: