Tue, Jul 25 2006 18:39
Attack code puts Windows PCs at risk
Two new pieces of computer code that could spawn attacks on
Microsoft Windows PCs have been released onto the Internet, security
companies have warned.
The first exploit code takes advantage of a "critical" flaw
in the Windows Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, or DHCP, client,
according to a customer alert sent out by the French Security Incident
Response Team on Monday. Microsoft released a fix on July 11 for the problem, Symantec said in its own advisory for subscribers.
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