Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Jan 2006 22:45 UTC
Windows The saga around the WMF flaw in Windows continues. "A cryptographically signed version of Microsoft's patch for the Windows Metafile vulnerability accidentally leaked onto the Internet late Tuesday, adding a new wrinkle to the company's round-the-clock efforts to stop the flow of malicious exploits. The MSRC (Microsoft Security Response Center) acknowledged that a slip-up caused 'a fast-track, pre-release version of the update' to be posted to a security community site and urged users to 'disregard' the premature update."
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Seamlessly
by microshag on Thu 5th Jan 2006 00:32 UTC
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"Interestingly, Microsoft's patch works seamlessly with the unofficial hotfix from reverse-engineering guru Ilfak Guilfanov. "It looks like Microsoft was right on the ball with a patch and they've done it the right way, taking all things into consideration, including the fact that [Guilfanov's patch] is going to be on a lot of machines," a source said."

So then it won't be necessary to uninstall Ilfak's patch even after the new one is installed?

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