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Microsoft patchar läckor i Internet Explorer

Under patch tisdag i februari, Microsoft har lappat massor av läckor i Internet Explorer. Problem i Windows och Forefront security har lösts. Two of the seven updates that were released, tillkännagavs i sista stund.

It is MS14-010 och MS14-011, som är utgåvor. MS14-010 fixar totalt 24 sårbarheter i IE, vars sårbarhet redan var känt innan uppdateringen dykt upp. Men, there would be no exploits in circulation to exploit those vulnerabilities. Update MS14-011 is intended for a critical vulnerability in the VBScript Scripting Engine, for the vulnerabilities for VBScript and Internet Explorer it was possible for a attacker to execute arbitrary code on the victims computer.

The update for MS14-007 fixes a vulnerability in Direct2D, allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code when a hacked or malicious site is visited. The last critical update is released for Microsoft Forefront Protection for Exchange. A vulnerability in the security ensured that an attacker could execute arbitrary code as a specially prepared e-mail was scanned.

The other three updates that are released for Windows made it possible for an attacker to increase hisadministrativerights or to retrieve certain personal data and perform a Denial of Service attack. The updates can be downloaded from Windows Update or using the Automatic Update Feature in Windows.