Media player flaw already exploitable
Subject: General Tech | February 17, 2006 - 11:37 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The media player flaw that Microsoft patched on Tuesday already has 2 proof of concept attacks according to CNet. That makes it very likely that exploits are already roaming around in the wild. Patch 'em if you got 'em.
"The "proof-of-concept" exploits that take advantage of a flaw in the media player were posted on
the Web over the past couple of days. The flaw, rated "critical" by Microsoft, could enable an
attacker to seize control of a vulnerable computer system.
The appearance of proof-of concept code is usually a sign that actual attacks are not far off.
Microsoft, when it released its patch Tuesday, urged users to upgrade their systems as soon as
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