Microsoft pulls critical security patch
Undisclosed security vulnerability to remain unpatched
In a last minute decision, Microsoft said on Friday that it would not release a critical Windows patch that it had promised to distribute on 12 September.
Late on Friday afternoon US time the software vendor pulled a security bulletin from its website that it had published on Thursday, giving system administrators advance warning of its monthly patch release.
The original bulletin promised to plug a hole in Windows which Microsoft rated as ‘critical’, its most severe security ranking. The bulletin was replaced by a webpage explaining that “no new security updates” would be released.
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