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18-year-old remotely exploitable vulnerability in Windows patched by Microsoft

2014/11/12

Softpedia - (International) Microsoft released a patch November 11 for a data manipulation vulnerability that has existed in Windows operating systems starting with Windows 95. Researchers with IBM's X-Force discovered and reported the vulnerability in May, which could have been used by attackers to gain control of affected systems for the last 18 years.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/18-year-Old-Remotely-Expoitable-Vulnerabililty-in-Windows-Patched-By-Microsoft-464769.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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