Microsoft releases two security updates

Posted on Wednesday, Dec 14 2005 @ 20:41 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
As part of their monthly update cycle, Microsoft today released one critical and one important security update.
Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (905915)
Vulnerabilities exist in Internet Explorer, the most severe of these could allow an attacker to take complete control of an affected system.

Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (908523)
A vulnerability exists in the Windows Kernel that could allow elevation of privileges on an affected system. An attacker must have valid logon credentials and be able to log on locally to exploit this vulnerability.
You can grab them over here or at Windows Update.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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