Exploit Released for Critical PC Hijack Flaw

A fully working exploit for a high risk vulnerability fixed by Microsoft two days ago has been put into limited release, prompting new "patch now" warnings from computer security experts.

The exploit, which allows PC takeover attacks on Windows XP SP2, has been published to Immunity's partners program, which offers up-to-the minute information on new vulnerabilities and exploits to IDS (intrusion detection companies) and larger penetrating testing firms.

Immunity, based in Miami Beach, Fla., sells access to the partners program for around $40,000, according to founder Dave Aitel. Exploit Released for Critical PC Hijack Flaw

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 12th January 2007 2:36AM