Windows Firewall update available

From: Marc Bejarano (ntbugtraq_at_BEEJ.ORG)
Date: 12/14/04

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    in addition to the critical updates related to the recently released
    security bulletins, it telling me there is
    another critical update available for my XP SP2 system. the "Details" link
    pops up a window with the following info:
    Critical Update for Windows XP (KB886185)
    Date last published: 12/14/2004
    Download size: 384 KB
    This update helps narrow the definition of the My network, or local subnet,
    restriction option in the Windows Firewall. This is helpful in situations
    where the Windows Firewall would consider a large network to be on the
    local subnet because of how the dial-up software configured the route
    tables. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
    System Requirements
    Recommended CPU: Not specified.
    Recommended memory: Not specified.
    Recommended hard disk space: Not specified.
    How to Uninstall
    This software update can be removed via Add or Remove Programs in Control
    Help and support
    KB article 886185 doesn't appear to be available, yet, so that's all the
    information available.


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