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Windows 7: After attacks, Microsoft to rush out fix for ASP.net bug

28 Sep 2010   #1
reghakr

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After attacks, Microsoft to rush out fix for ASP.net bug

VULNERABILITIES

Microsoft is rushing out a fix for a Windows Web server flaw that is starting to be exploited by online attackers.

The patch fixes a bug in the Windows ASP.net technology used in Microsoft's servers.

Microsoft says it's seen "limited" exploitation of the flaw in online attacks, but the problem is serious enough that the company has decided to rush out a fix ahead of its next regular patch update, scheduled for Oct. 12.

ASP.net is used to build Web applications, and the bug gives attackers a way to gain access to protected files or read encrypted data sent by an ASP.net application server. ...

For the first time, Microsoft will initially release the patch only at the Microsoft Download Center -- typically used by users at large organizations who want to test the patches before manually installing them companywide. ...

For most consumers, who rely on automatic updates, the patch is still a few days away.

Consumers aren't vulnerable to the bug, however, unless they happen to be running a Web server on their computer.

Date: 27 September 2010

Source: After attacks, Microsoft to rush out fix for ASP.net bug - Computerworld


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28 Sep 2010   #2
richc46

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Thanks Jim
They should have acted sooner.
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