The bug "Exploit-MIME.gen.exe" is stopping retrieval of Emails.
Category: Computers > Security
Asked by: jabby1234-ga
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09 Oct 2002 22:25 PDT
Expires: 08 Nov 2002 21:25 PST
Question ID: 74725
I use OS WinXP w/IE 6.0. The temp file is always different & contains this BUG. How do I stop these temporary files from carrying this BUG?? I cannot receive Emails (call collect - mornings till 1 PM). My number is 706-546-1496. File is: C:\PROGRA~1\Qualcomm\Eudora\spool\RCV14DF.tmp. Thank you. *Bill*
Re: The bug "Exploit-MIME.gen.exe" is stopping retrieval of Emails.
Answered By: vinods-ga on 10 Oct 2002 02:48 PDT
Hi jabby1234, We at Google answers cannot contact customers directly! WE can communicate to you only through Google Answers. Therefore I cannot comply with your request to contact you by phone. Your computer has a virus that uses this exploit. Please see : McAFEE SECURITY SERVICES for WIN XP -URL- http://xp.mcafee.com/root/genericURL_genericLeftNav.asp?genericURL=/VirusInfo/VIL/dispVirus.asp&virus_k=99273&genericLeftNav=/virusinfo/vil/vil_nav.asp Microsoft TECHNET - Microsoft Security Bulletin (MS01-020) - Incorrect MIME Header Can Cause IE to Execute E-mail Attachment -URL- http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/bulletin/MS01-020.asp Please download a patch provided by Microsoft: -URL- http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/downloads/critical/q290108/default.asp ------ Google search key-words: Exploit-MIME.gen.exe Warm regards vinods-ga
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This was a great answer. It led me on to research what is happening to WinXP using IE6.0 (everyone says it only happens w/IE5.0/5.5. Not so. Thanks to the answer I was able to research more but am at a stand-still now. Thank you.
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