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Friday, December 22, 2006

Vista Exploit Surfaces on Russian Hacker Site

Windows LogoAccording to eWeek, Proof-of-concept exploit code for a security flaw affecting all versions of Windows (including Vista) has been released on a Russian hacker site, forcing Microsoft to activate its emergency response process.


The PoC reportedly allows for local elevation of privilege on Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003 SP1, Windows XP SP1, Windows XP SP2 and Windows Vista operating systems," Reavey said in an entry posted late Dec. 21 on the MSRC blog.

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