Thursday, January 11, 2007

Exploit Released for Critical VML Hijack Flaw

Ryan Naraine writes on eWeek:

A fully working exploit for a worm hole 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.

More here.


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