Linked by David Adams on Tue 3rd Aug 2010 16:38 UTC, submitted by HAL2001
Privacy, Security, Encryption An emergency out-of-band update for patching the critical LNK vulnerability has been released by Microsoft. "The vulnerability exists because Windows incorrectly parses shortcuts in such a way that malicious code may be executed when the operating system displays the icon of a malicious shortcut file," it says in the security bulletin.
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And of course...
by Quietleaf on Tue 3rd Aug 2010 22:09 UTC
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No patch for Win2k. Time to polish those reverse-engineering skills...

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