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MS 0day actively exploited

Post: # 129922Post Harry
Tue Jul 07, 2009 10:35 am

There's an 0day within ActiveX being activley exploited on XP all SP's and below.

Automated fix for it can be found here:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972890

Its reated critical so a patch will probably be pushed out today or tomorrow I would have thought.


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Re: MS 0day actively exploited

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Tue Jul 07, 2009 11:38 am

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Re: MS 0day actively exploited

Post: # 129930Post Ally
Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:53 pm

What does that mean Harry ? How would it affect my computer ?

I have XP SP3 and IE8 (I think)
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Re: MS 0day actively exploited

Post: # 129935Post Morganlefay
Tue Jul 07, 2009 2:26 pm

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Re: MS 0day actively exploited

Post: # 129944Post Ally
Tue Jul 07, 2009 10:44 pm

Morganlefay wrote:Go here

and fix it

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972890#FixItForMe

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Re: MS 0day actively exploited

Post: # 129947Post cgkanchi
Wed Jul 08, 2009 1:01 am

If I've got this right, opening a malicious website containing a specially crafted video in Internet Explorer will allow the attacker to gain control of your system. As long as you don't use IE, you're not vulnerable.

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