Four Patches Proffered
As expected, Microsoft sent
out four patches yesterday
, all to fix eight holes that could allow for
remote execution attacks. While there are only four patches, all are deemed
A hole in Windows Media Player that could let someone use a media file to take
over your machine got plugged. The Windows graphics engine, GDI+, also got a
hole filled that affects everything from SQL Server to Office. This hole is
one analysts expect to be heavily attacked, so patching is of the essence.
The last two remedies are aimed at Windows Media Encoder 9 and a remote execution
flaw in Office.
Posted by Doug Barney on 09/10/2008 at 1:15 PM