Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Attack code puts Windows PCs at risk

CNET "The first exploit code takes advantage of a 'critical' flaw in the Windows Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, or DHCP, client, according to a customer alert sent out by the French Security Incident Response Team on Monday. Microsoft released a fix on July 11 for the problem, Symantec said in its own advisory for subscribers.
An attacker could gain full control over an unpatched Windows computer using the exploit, Symantec said. "

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