TITLE: Windows XP Fix for Unchecked Buffer in Windows Shell (Q329390) VERSION: 1.00 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This contains a fix for the issue in Windows XP where an unchecked buffer exists in one of the functions that is used by the Windows shell to extract custom attribute information from audio files, causing a potential security vulnerability. For further information, refer to Microsoft Knowledge Base article 329390. PURPOSE: Recommended Update SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP25563 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2003 CATEGORY: Operating System - Enhancements SSM SUPPORTED: Yes PRODUCT TYPE(S) Workstations PRODUCT MODEL(S) HP Workstation xw3100: All Models HP Workstation xw4100: All Models HP Workstation xw6000: All Models HP Workstation xw8000: All Models OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Windows XP Home Edition Windows XP Professional LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: SSM Compliant PREREQUISITES: N/A HOW TO USE: 1. Download the SoftPaq to a directory on your hard drive. The file that is downloaded is a self-extracting executable with a filename based on the SoftPaq Number above. 2. From that drive and directory, execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions. Copyright (c) 2003 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.