New out of band Microsoft patch for January 2013?

On December 29,  a new zero day vulnerability was announced that exploited IE 6, 7, and 8.  While Windows 7 machines should be safe (unless they’ve downgraded to IE 8) , almost all XP machines will be vulnerable.

Microsoft released a “fix it” tool today that can immediately patch the system.  No word on an out of band patch yet – but it’s definitely possible.



CNET article

Official Microsoft release

I’ll update the post as new information becomes available…..


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