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Forum Thread: Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) 4.x

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bjados Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) 4.x
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Last edited on 29th May, 2011 19:12

The Troubleshoot Report printed the following:

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Program Name:
Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) 4.x

Security State:
Insecure

Download Link:
http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/

Instances Found:
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\msxml4.dll, version: 4.10.9404.0

Last System Scan (localtime):
29. May 2011, 13:00

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows 7 (x64)
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I found it strange that just this week PSI suddenly discovered this program to be outdated; I don't know why it wasn't picked up before. Windows Update shows no available updates, and no optional updates. I've located MSXML 4.0 Service Pack 3 (Microsoft XML Core Services) at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx... which seems like it should be the fix, however it does not list Windows 7 as a supported OS, nor does it make any mention of 64 bit systems. Can anyone advise if installing this update would be a recommended course of action, or if I should just ignore this vulnerability? Thanks.

ddmarshall RE: Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) 4.x
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Yes, it is OK to install on Windows 7 64-bit see:
http://secunia.com/community/forum/thread/show/836...

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