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Security Update, January 17, 2000

Read Me First

Installing this update will eliminate the "Malformed RTF Control Word" security vulnerability. This vulnerability resides in the Rich Text Format (RTF) reader that ships as part of Microsoft® Windows NT® 4.0. Under certain conditions, the vulnerability could be used to cause e-mail programs to crash.

For more information on this vulnerability, please visit Microsoft Security Bulletin MS00-005.

This update applies to the following versions of Windows NT 4.0:

  • Windows NT 4.0 Workstation
  • Windows NT 4.0 Server
  • Windows NT 4.0 Server, Enterprise Edition
  • Windows NT 4.0 Sever, Terminal Server Edition

How to download and install
NOTE: Please save your work and close all open applications before installing.

  1. Click the Download link at the top or bottom of the page.
  2. Follow the instructions on your screen.

How to use

You don't need to do anything after downloading.

How to uninstall

No uninstall is available for this component.

Security Update, January 17, 2000

Last Updated: Monday, February 12, 2001
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