Microsoft Patches Flaw in Windows OS

Posted: January 10, 2008 in Tech

Microsoft issued two patches that address three vulnerabilities in Windows.

The first patch fixes a pair of vulnerabilities in the Windows kernel related to TCP/IP processing that could allow attackers to gain full control of the operating system or launch a denial of service attack against the computer.

The second patch fixes an elevation of privilege vulnerability in all recent versions of Windows except Vista. Microsoft has given an important rating.

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