Microsoft Releases Critical Internet Explorer Patch
Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) has released an out-of-band security update, MS08-078, to fix a vulnerability in its Internet Explorer Web browser that’s being actively exploited.
“At this time, we are aware only of attacks that attempt to use this vulnerability against Windows Internet Explorer 7,” said Christopher Budd, Microsoft security response communications lead, in an e-mailed statement. “Our investigation of these attacks so far has verified that they are not successful against customers who have applied the security update. MS08-078 has a maximum severity rating of Critical for all versions of Internet Explorer.”
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