Microsoft downplays XP SP2 flaw claims

Posted on Thursday, Aug 19 2004 @ 16:21 CEST by Lordrazer
Microsoft has won the first round against security researchers digging for flaws in its Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), dismissing claims by German consultants to have identified vulnerabilities.
Heise Security said that flaws in the configuration of XP after implementing SP2 could allow files to be downloaded onto a client PC without the user's consent by bypassing the new warning procedure for downloading files.


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