Microsoft Gives Workarounds for New IE, Windows Flaws


Microsoft late Feb. 7 issued two separate advisories with pre-patch workarounds for a privilege escalation vulnerability in Windows and a new code execution hole in older versions of the Internet Explorer browser. The IE flaw could allow an attacker to use a rigged WMF (Windows Metafile) image to take complete control of an affected Windows machine, but Microsoft says the issue only affects IE 5.0 on Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 and IE 5.5 on Windows Millennium. Microsoft Gives Workarounds for New IE, Windows Flaws

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 8th February 2006 2:23AM