Vulnerability Report: Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition

This vulnerability report for Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition contains a complete overview of all Secunia advisories affecting it. You can use this vulnerability report to ensure that you are aware of all vulnerabilities, both patched and unpatched, affecting this product allowing you to take the necessary precautions.

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Table of Contents

1. Product Summary Only

2. Secunia Advisory Statistics (All time)
2.1. Statistics for 2015
2.2. Statistics for 2014
2.3. Statistics for 2013
2.4. Statistics for 2012
2.5. Statistics for 2011
2.6. Statistics for 2010
2.7. Statistics for 2009
2.8. Statistics for 2008
2.9. Statistics for 2007
2.10. Statistics for 2006
2.11. Statistics for 2005
2.12. Statistics for 2004
2.13. Statistics for 2003

3. List of Secunia Advisories (All time)
3.1. List for 2015
3.2. List for 2014
3.3. List for 2013
3.4. List for 2012
3.5. List for 2011
3.6. List for 2010
3.7. List for 2009
3.8. List for 2008
3.9. List for 2007
3.10. List for 2006
3.11. List for 2005
3.12. List for 2004
3.13. List for 2003

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Vendor, Links, and Unpatched Vulnerabilities

Vendor Microsoft

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Affected By 33 Secunia advisories
22 Vulnerabilities

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Unpatched 9% (3 of 33 Secunia advisories)

Most Critical Unpatched
The most severe unpatched Secunia advisory affecting Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition, with all vendor patches applied, is rated Less critical .




33 Secunia Advisories in 2003-2015

Secunia has issued a total of 33 Secunia advisories in 2003-2015 for Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition. Currently, 9% (3 out of 33) are marked as unpatched with the most severe being rated Less critical

More information about the specific Secunia advisories affecting Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition can be found below. Each Secunia advisory is enclosed by a box highlighted with a color representing its current patch status. You can read the complete Secunia advisories for thorough descriptions of the issues covered and for solution suggestions by clicking either the Secunia advisory title or the "Read More" links available for each Secunia advisory.



patched Microsoft Windows Graphics Rendering Engine Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 2 in 2006. 15,414 views.
Release Date:
2006-06-13
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA20631
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Symantec has reported a vulnerability in certain old versions of Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Flash Player Unspecified Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 2 of 2 in 2006. 24,459 views.
Release Date:
2006-05-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA20045
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Flash Player Array-Indexing Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 12 in 2005. 46,514 views.
Release Date:
2005-11-07
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA17481
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Macromedia Flash Player bundled with certain versions of Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Telephony Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 2 of 12 in 2005. 20,717 views.
Release Date:
2005-08-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA16354
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
System access
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges or by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


unpatched Microsoft Windows Unspecified USB Device Driver Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 3 of 12 in 2005. 40,910 views.
Release Date:
2005-07-27
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA16210
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people with physical access to a vulnerable system to compromise it. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Color Management Module Buffer Overflow
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 4 of 12 in 2005. 34,233 views.
Release Date:
2005-07-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA16004
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Extremely critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Step-by-Step Interactive Training Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 5 of 12 in 2005. 19,429 views.
Release Date:
2005-06-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA15669
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
iDEFENSE Labs has reported a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Agent Trusted Internet Content Spoofing Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 6 of 12 in 2005. 17,908 views.
Release Date:
2005-06-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA15689
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
Spoofing
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to spoof certain information and potentially trick a user into installing a malicious program. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 7 of 12 in 2005. 18,309 views.
Release Date:
2005-04-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA14927
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows TCP/IP Implementation Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 8 of 12 in 2005. 35,743 views.
Release Date:
2005-03-07
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA14512
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Various Products PNG Image Parsing Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 9 of 12 in 2005. 19,246 views.
Release Date:
2005-02-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA14174
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in various Microsoft products, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows OLE / COM Two Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 10 of 12 in 2005. 17,949 views.
Release Date:
2005-02-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA14193
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Cesar Cerrudo has reported two vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges or by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Drag and Drop Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 11 of 12 in 2005. 21,926 views.
Release Date:
2005-02-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA14190
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Hyperlink Object Library Buffer Overflow
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 12 of 12 in 2005. 19,040 views.
Release Date:
2005-02-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA14195
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Anna Hollingzworth has reported a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


partial Microsoft Windows Multiple Vulnerabilities
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 1 of 8 in 2004. 56,486 views.
Release Date:
2004-12-25
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA13645
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Flashsky has reported some vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, allowing malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system or cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Microsoft Word for Windows Converter Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 2 of 8 in 2004. 21,941 views.
Release Date:
2004-12-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA13462
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Shell and Program Group Converter Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 3 of 8 in 2004. 21,282 views.
Release Date:
2004-10-13
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA12808
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 4 of 8 in 2004. 23,981 views.
Release Date:
2004-10-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA12804
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Windows, which can be exploited to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), gain escalated privileges, or compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows showHelp and HTML Help Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 5 of 8 in 2004. 19,881 views.
Release Date:
2004-07-13
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA12059
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Microsoft has issued an update for Windows. This fixes two vulnerabilities, allowing malicious websites to compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


unpatched Microsoft Java Virtual Machine Cross-Site Communication Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 6 of 8 in 2004. 23,179 views.
Release Date:
2004-07-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA12047
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Marc Schoenefeld has reported a vulnerability in Microsoft Java Virtual Machine, allowing Java applets originating from different domains to communicate. [Read More]


patched Microsoft DirectPlay Packet Validation Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 7 of 8 in 2004. 19,057 views.
Release Date:
2004-06-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA11802
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
John Lampe has discovered a vulnerability in Microsoft DirectPlay, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Windows Explorer / Internet Explorer Long Share Name Buffer Overflow
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 8 of 8 in 2004. 83,393 views.
Release Date:
2004-04-26
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA11482
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Rodrigo Gutierrez has discovered a vulnerability in Windows and Internet Explorer, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows DirectX Remotely Exploitable Buffer Overflow
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 5 in 2003. 26,247 views.
Release Date:
2003-07-23
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA9335
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been identified in DirectX allowing malicious people to gain system access. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows HTML Converter Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 2 of 5 in 2003. 18,682 views.
Release Date:
2003-06-25
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA9113
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been identified in all supported Windows versions, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Virtual Machine Bytecode Verifier Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 3 of 5 in 2003. 19,786 views.
Release Date:
2003-04-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA8559
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability identified in Microsoft VM (Virtual Machine) shipped with almost all versions of Windows (except some versions of Windows XP) can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Windows Script Engine Heap Overflow
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 4 of 5 in 2003. 12,708 views.
Release Date:
2003-03-19
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA8346
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability identified in all currently supported versions of Microsoft Windows can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. [Read More]


unpatched Windows buffer overflow in riched20.dll
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 5 of 5 in 2003. 15,095 views.
Release Date:
2003-02-20
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA8099
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability in Windows can be exploited by malicious people to crash certain applications on a user's system. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows Virtual Machine multiple vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 6 in 2002. 13,218 views.
Release Date:
2002-12-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA7687
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Microsoft has issued a new build of their virtual machine, it fixes a number of issues, some which previously has been published by Secunia. [Read More]


patched Microsoft vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Outlook, Outlook Express and Internet Information Server (IIS)
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 2 of 6 in 2002. 24,110 views.
Release Date:
2002-11-20
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA7567
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Remote Data Services (RDS) which is part of Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) contains a buffer overflow allowing attackers to run arbitrary code. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows HTML Help facility buffer overflow
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 3 of 6 in 2002. 8,234 views.
Release Date:
2002-10-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA7199
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
The HTML Help facility contains a number of vulnerabilities, which possibly could allow attackers to gain system access. [Read More]


patched Microsoft Windows vulnerabilities in zip utility
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 4 of 6 in 2002. 8,901 views.
Release Date:
2002-10-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA7198
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities exists in the zip funtion included in Windows XP/ME/98, these could allow attackers to gain system access. [Read More]


patched Microsoft issues patches to Virtual Machine vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 5 of 6 in 2002. 8,406 views.
Release Date:
2002-09-19
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA7129
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Microsoft has issued patches to three vulnerabilities in VM JDBC. [Read More]


patched Microsoft: Certificate Validation Flaw Enables Identity Spoofing
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 6 of 6 in 2002. 14,477 views.
Release Date:
2002-09-05
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA7072
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Spoofing
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Microsoft admits that a critical flaw exists in its Crypto API which evaluates certificates. [Read More]





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