Microsoft rushes out fix for cursor flaw

by admin April 2, 2007 at 1:24 pm

Microsoft said on Sunday night that it is planning to make available this week a patch for a Windows flaw that has already been used in an attack.

Microsoft issued an advisory on the animated cursor flaw on Thursday and by Friday malicious code was circulating that took advantage of the hole.

In an email, Microsoft said it had originally planned to patch the flaw on 10 April as part of its regular monthly security update, but now it plans to release the patch on Tuesday because of the public exploit.

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