Microsoft has released security bulletin MS07-016. The security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security update. This information includes file manifest information and deployment options. To view the complete security bulletin, visit one of the following Microsoft Web sites:
Known issues with this security update
- ActiveX controls that prompt before they are loaded
Note This issue occurs on Web sites that do not use the recommended techniques. This issue is resolved by using the techniques that are described on the following Microsoft Web site:
When certain controls are loaded on a Web page, the controls are not correctly masked by the functionality of this update. These controls include controls that are used in Macromedia Shockwave Director, in QuickTime Player, and in Virtools Web Player. When Windows determines that a control is inactive, the system prompts the user before the control is loaded.
- Using monikers is no longer supported in Internet Explorer. For more information about this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
The use of monikers is no longer supported in Internet Explorer after installing the security updates provided by cumulative security update 910620 (MS06-004)
Non-security-related fixes that are included in this security update
Individual updates may be installed, depending on the operating system and affected application versions. Please view the individual articles to determine your update status.
General distribution release (GDR) fixes
The computer may respond very slowly as the Phishing Filter evaluates Web page contents in Internet Explorer 7
FIX: Error message when you run a script on a Web page after you apply security update MS06-042 on a Windows XP-based computer or on a Windows Server 2003-based computer: "Permission denied"
FIX: The configuration program for an application does not run and the RunOnceEx registry key is cleared when you restart a computer that is running Internet Explorer 7
FIX: In Internet Explorer 6, the OnChange event in a field does not occur when you change the "ß" character to "ss" characters, or when you change "ss" characters to the "ß" character
Internet Explorer 6 appears to stop responding after you click a link on a Web site
FIX: Error message when you run Internet Explorer 6 on a computer that is running Windows XP: "Runtime Error"
FIX: The authentication of the user name and of the password may fail when you try to log on to a Web site that uses Windows Live ID on a computer that is running Internet Explorer 6
A truncated or changed version of the original file name appears in the "Save As" dialog box in Windows Internet Explorer 7
FIX: The progress bar displays activity even after data is returned from the server when you submit a form to an iframe object in Internet Explorer 6
Internet Explorer 6 stops responding when you try to print a Web page or try to view a print preview of a Web page on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based computer
Security update 928090 packages for Windows XP and for Windows Server 2003 include Internet Explorer hotfix files and general distribution release (GDR) files. If no existing Internet Explorer files are from the hotfix environment, security update 928090 will install the GDR files. Hotfixes are intended to correct only the problems that are described in the Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that are associated with the hotfixes. Apply hotfixes only to systems that are experiencing these specific problems. These hotfixes may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains these hotfixes.
For more information about how to install the hotfixes that are included in security update 928090, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to install hotfixes that are included in cumulative security updates for Internet Explorer
In addition to installing hotfix files, review the Microsoft Knowledge Base article that is associated with the specific hotfix that you have to install to determine the registry modification that is required to enable that specific hotfix.
For more information about how to determine whether your existing Internet Explorer files are from the hotfix or from the GDR environment, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of the contents of Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2003 software update packages