Zotob like Windows Exploit Published

Exploit code was published Friday for a Windows flaw similar to the vulnerability that led to the Zotob worm that wreaked havoc in August.

The code takes advantage of a bug related to plug-and-play technology in Windows 2000 and Windows XP. Microsoft provided a patch for the flaw on Oct. 11 in security bulletin MS05-047, along with fixes for 13 other Windows flaws. The software maker rated the issue "important." Exploit out for Zotob-like Windows flaw | CNET News.com

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 21st October 2005 10:11PM