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Microsoft LNK vulnerability fix coming on Monday

Microsoft is planning to release an out of band patch addressing the "Shortcut" vulnerability. The patch is scheduled for release on Monday, August 2nd, at 10am PDT.

As confirmed by Microsoft, a number of malware families started incorporating the vulnerability in their exploit repertoire. For more details, see the Microsoft Technet blog post [1]

 

[1] http://blogs.technet.com/b/msrc/archive/2010/07/29/out-of-band-release-to-address-microsoft-security-advisory-2286198.aspx

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Johannes B. Ullrich, Ph.D.
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