Microsoft Patch Causing Lockups, Crashes

One Microsoft security patch released this week is causing Internet Explorer lock-ups, Windows hangs and system crashes for some IT administrators and partners.

MS06-015 is one of five patches Microsoft released Tuesday to correct, among other things, a "critical" Windows Explorer vulnerability that hackers could use to execute code remotely.

But that security patch contains a new file named Verclsid.exe that conflicts with Hewlett-Packard printers, scanners and cameras, one Microsoft security official acknowledged on Microsoft's online technical support site. CRN Microsoft Security Patch Causes IE, WinXP Lockups, Crashes|

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 14th April 2006 10:30PM