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Exploit Appears For Patch Tuesday Vulnerability


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Posted 21 August 2007 - 08:03 AM

A security researcher has published the first exploit against one of the 14 vulnerabilities patched last week by Microsoft Corp. In a posting to the Full Disclosures security mailing list, Alla Bezroutchko...spelled out JavaScript code that crashes Internet Explorer 6.0 on Windows 2000 and Windows XP Service Pack 2. Bezroutchko's proof of concept exploits the critical bug in XML Core Services that was patched by MS07-042...It has become common for exploits to appear within days, if not hours, of Microsoft releasing its security updates, to the point that the practice even has a nickname: Exploit Wednesday...

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