Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Windows zero day nightmare exploited

Image handling flaws can infect Windows machines, including XP SP2, when visiting maliciously constructed web sites. This does not just affect Internet Explorer users. Firefox users are apparently vulnerable as well.

More information is available at F-Secure here. This one will garner a LOT of attention in nearly every corner of the web.

Watch Microsoft closely for a patch.



  1. Security Now! Notes for Episode #20

    Upon reflection I KNEW I shoulda listened to this, before posting the previous comment. Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte talk about this AND there's a fix, at the link above. I haven't read it all, nor done it, I wanted to pass it on asap!


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