Redmond Mulls Emergency Patch for IE Attacks


Microsoft Corp. is working on a plan to release an out-of-cycle patch to cover a gaping hole in its dominant Internet Explorer browser. Sources say the MSRC (Microsoft Security Response Center) is aggressively aiming to release the emergency IE fix ahead of the December 13 Patch Tuesday schedule.

Officially, the company isn't commenting on a timeline for the IE patch. A Microsoft spokeswoman said the creation of security updates is "an extensive process involving a series of sequential steps." Redmond Mulls Emergency Patch for IE Attacks

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