Microsoft rushes out critical Windows patch
Emergency patch released ahead of schedule
Microsoft is set to rush out an emergency security patch for Windows users today.
Microsoft has offered few details on why it is releasing the software update, which is rated
'critical' for users of Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.Many security experts are concerned, however, because a critical flaw can be exploited by online attackers to seize
control of the PC.The update will be released at 10am US Pacific Time (6pm tonight for UK users), according to
Microsoft spokesman Christopher Budd, in a blog posting published late last night.
The flaw is considered to be a less serious risk for users of the Windows Vista and Server 2008
operating systems, Microsoft said in an advisory on the issue....http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/securitya...=106029&sa
Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for October 2008
Published: October 22, 2008