Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Jan 2010 19:29 UTC, submitted by HAL2001
Internet Explorer As promised, Microsoft released the patch that fixes the Google attack vulnerability. Seven other holes are closed off as well. "Microsoft on Thursday issued a cumulative critical patch for Internet Explorer that fixes eight vulnerabilities, including a hole targeted in the China-based attacks on Google and other U.S. companies. The security update is rated critical for all supported releases of IE 5, 6, 7, and 8, according to the advisory. The more severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a malicious Web page using IE, it said."
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by strcpy on Fri 22nd Jan 2010 18:27 UTC
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It was fast, relatively speaking. Of course many people were earlier quick to point out that it takes months and months for Microsoft to fix this one.

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