Microsoft Releases Critical Patch Out of Cycle

This brings back memories of the early days of the 21st century when worms roamed across Microsoft Windows machines (and other operating systems as well). Mitigation: Patch, patch, patch (or make sure your firewall is up and you are not using file sharing).

Events of this magnitude must be brought to the attention of software developers to ensure that security is integrated in the software lifecycle.

Microsoft bulletin: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS08-067.mspx
More info at: http://blogs.technet.com/swi/archive/2008/10/23/More-detail-about-MS08-067.aspx

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