Friday, October 24, 2008

MS ships emergency patch for Windows worm hole!

Microsoft has released an out-of-band patch to fix an extremely critical worm hole that exposes Windows users to remote code execution attacks.

The emergency update comes just one week after the regularly scheduled Patch Tuesday and follows the discovery of a targeted zero-day attack, Microsoft said in an advisory. The vulnerability is rated “critical” on Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

On Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, the flaw carries an “important” rating.

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