After a long wait Microsoft released December’s security updates. The said patches address vulnerability found in Internet Explorer and Windows Kernel. Users should apply the necessary patches to avoid attacks that may result from the vulnerabilities addressed by these updates.
This is a critical update by Microsoft because a successful attack allows remote code execution. The security update replaces MS05-052 security update which was released earlier. This is critical and users must patch their system immediately.
This update is only for Windows 2000 with Service pack 4. It is tagged important and users of windows 2000 are encourage to update at the earliest possible time.