Microsoft has released windows xp security patches for the month of August 2009. On this month’s patch Tuesday majority of the security patches are termed as critical. You are advised to download it as soon as possible and update your windows xp.
Prior to this you are also advised to install the service pack 3.
Install Windows XP Service Pack 3
Microsoft Outlook Express 6
Windows Media Player 9, Windows Media Player 10, and Windows Media Player11
Windows Media Player 10, and Windows Media Player 11
Windows ATL Component
DHTML Editing Component ActiveX Control
Microsoft MSWebDVD ActiveX Control
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KB971032-Vulnerability in Message Queuing Could Allow Elevation of Privilege
KB971657-Vulnerability in Workstation Service Could Allow Elevation of Privilege
KB960859-Vulnerability in Telnet Could Allow Remote Code Execution
KB956744-Vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Connection Could Allow Remote Code Execution