TITLE: Microsoft Windows XP Fix for HTML Help Vulnerability (Q896358) VERSION: 1.00 Rev. A DESCRIPTION: This package contains a fix for a newly-discovered, privately-reported vulnerability in HTML Help that could allow remote code execution on an affected system. PURPOSE: Recommended SOFTPAQ NUMBER: SP36902 SUPERSEDES: None EFFECTIVE DATE: November 26, 2007 CATEGORY: Operating System - Enhancements and QFEs SSM SUPPORTED: No PRODUCT TYPE(S): Workstations HARDWARE PRODUCT MODEL(S): HP xw4550 Workstation: All Models HP xw4600 Workstation: All Models HP xw6600 Workstation: All Models HP xw8600 Workstation: All Models SOFTWARE PRODUCT(S): None OPERATING SYSTEM(S): Microsoft Windows XP Professional LANGUAGE(S): Global ENHANCEMENTS: - Adds support for new HP workstation models. FIXES: - Fixes a security issue in the HTML Help component that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system and gain control over it. PREREQUISITES: None INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive. 2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions. Copyright (c) 2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.