"Microsoft Update" offers 898461 for XP SP3

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Subject: "Microsoft Update" offers 898461 for XP SP3
Posted by:  Stefan Kanthak (postmast…@[127.0.0.1])
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008

Hi @ll,

"Microsoft Update" just offered the update 898461 for my (german)
XP SP3 system.
According to MSKB 946480 this update has been included in SP3; but
apparently this is wrong!

Unfortunately this patch REALLY gets installed and writes OUTDATED
files to my system:

| C:\>dir %windir%\System32\Preinstall\WinSE\wxp_x86_0407_v1
| Datenträger in Laufwerk C: ist WINDOWS
| Volumeseriennummer: 2C36-0AF4
|
|  Verzeichnis von C:\WINDOWS\System32\Preinstall\WinSE\wxp_x86_0407_v1
|
| 27.05.2008  20:38    <DIR>          .
| 27.05.2008  20:38    <DIR>          ..
| 25.02.2005  05:34            15.584 spmsg.dll.ref
| 25.02.2005  05:34          213.216 spuninst.exe.ref
| 25.02.2005  05:34            22.752 spupdsvc.exe.ref
| 25.02.2005  05:34            22.240 spcustom.dll.ref
| 25.02.2005  05:34          727.776 update.exe.ref
| 25.02.2005  05:34          378.080 updspapi.dll.ref
|                6 Datei(en)      1.379.648 Bytes
|                2 Verzeichnis(se), 10.514.202.624 Bytes frei
|
| C:\>filever %windir%\System32\Preinstall\WinSE\wxp_x86_0407_v1
|        c:\windows\system32\preinstall\winse\wxp_x86_0407_v1\*.*
| ----- W32i  DLL DEU        6.1.22.4 shp    15,584 02-25-2005 spmsg.dll.ref
| ----- W32i  APP DEU        6.1.22.4 shp    213,216 02-25-2005 spuninst.exe.ref
| ----- W32i  APP ENU        6.1.22.4 shp    22,752 02-25-2005 spupdsvc.exe.ref
| ----- W32i  APP ENU        6.1.22.4 shp    22,240 02-25-2005 spcustom.dll.ref
| ----- W32i  APP DEU        6.1.22.4 shp    727,776 02-25-2005 update.exe.ref
| ----- W32i  DLL DEU        6.1.22.4 shp    378,080 02-25-2005 updspapi.dll.ref

The current version of all these files, as delivered with XP SP3 for
example, are but 6.3.13.0, their timestamps are 2007-08-10 20:4[45]!

WHEN WILL MICROSOFT START TO LIVE TRUSTWORTHY COMPUTING?

not amused
Stefan Kanthak

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