[Dshield] Microsoft releasing patch today for MS06-001 (WMF)

David Taylor ltr at isc.upenn.edu
Thu Jan 5 19:54:09 GMT 2006


Important Information for Thursday 5 January 2006

Microsoft announced that it would release a security update to help protect
customers from exploitations of a vulnerability in the Windows Meta File
(WMF) area of code in the Windows operating system on Tuesday, January 2,
2006, in response to malicious and criminal attacks on computer users that
were discovered last week.

Microsoft will release the update today on Thursday, January 5, 2006,
earlier than planned. 

David Taylor //Sr. Information Security Specialist
University of Pennsylvania Information Security 
Philadelphia PA USA
(215) 898-1236

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