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Windos Metafile Vulnerability

Microsoft has finaly put up a the patch for the critical vulnerability in their line of operating systems which allows Remote Code Execution.

If a user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

Download the patch : Microsoft Security Bulletin

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January 6, 2006 - Posted by | software, Windows

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