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Major vulnerability in XP (and ME)

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by angel, Dec 20, 2001.

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    Microsoft is recommending that every Windows XP customer apply the patch immediately.

    Microsoft Bulletin - Unchecked Buffer in Universal Plug and Play can Lead to System Compromise - Microsoft Bulletin:
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/bulletin/MS01-059.asp

    December 20, 2001- eEye® Digital Security Announces Major Vulnerabilities in Default Installations of Windows XP and Certain Installations of Windows ME and 98:
    http://www.eeye.com/html/press/PR20011220.html

    ZDNET - Microsoft plugs XP security hole:
    http://www.zdnet.com/zdnn/stories/news/0,4586,5100941,00.html?chkpt=zdnnp1tp01
     
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    If you just go to http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com and click on product updates, the critical updates offered there, assumimg you're up to date at present, include the patch referred to in the above post.
     
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