Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 6 SP1 64-bit Edition (KB832894)

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    This update addresses the vulnerability discussed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-004. To find out if other security updates are available for you, see the Overview section of this page.
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      5.7 MB

      KB Articles: KB832894

      Security bulletins:MS04-004

        Identified security issues in Internet Explorer could allow an attacker to compromise a Windows-based system. For example, an attacker could run programs on your computer while you view a Web page. This affects all computers with Internet Explorer installed (even if you don’t run Internet Explorer as your Web browser). After you install this item, you may need to restart your computer.

        Some Internet Explorer 6.0 Service Pack 1 users may receive an error while attempting to access SSL secured Web Sites. This error will present itself as a HTTP 500 (Internal Server Error) and only occurs when accessing web servers using SSL/TLS 3.0 with a specific configuration. An update for this issue is available, please see Knowledge Base article 831167. This update will be included in future Cumulative Security Updates for Internet Explorer 6.0 Service Pack 1. Also, this Security Update will invalidate the usernames and passwords stored in Internet Explorer’s protected store. This will require users to re-enter their username and password when they first visit web sites that require authentication.

        Other critical security updates are available:
        To find the latest security releases for you visit Windows Update and click "Scan for updates." And visit the Protect your PC site to learn how to have the latest security updates delivered directly to your computer.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows XP 64-bit

        This update applies to Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (SP1) with the following operating systems:
        • Windows XP SP1 64-bit
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