IE Out-of-Band Patch Released

Ralph DeFrangesco

Earlier today, I wrote a post about a vulnerability that affected IE 5, 6, 7 and 8. Microsoft has decided to release an out-of-band patch for the vulnerability today. I thought that last Tuesday, aka mammoth patch Tuesday, would have been the last of the patches for Microsoft for the year. Fortunately, this is a welcomed patch and I am glad to see Microsoft react so quickly in getting this released.

 

Microsoft has rated this as a critical patch for IE 5.01, IE 6, IE service pack 1 and IE 7. It recommends that IE 8 Beta 2 users download and apply the patch to their systems as well.



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Dec 18, 2008 12:19 PM Marcia Marcia  says:
What vulnerability does the patch fix and where can it be downloaded. Reply
Dec 19, 2008 11:40 AM Ralph DeFrangesco Ralph DeFrangesco  says:
Marcia,Here is a link to what the patch fixes as well as the download:http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-078.mspxJust choose your IE version and operating system from the chart and download the patch.-Ralph Reply

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