Microsoft releases interim patch for critical vulnerability in Windows Server out

Nov

19

2014

Tuesday Microsoft releases a patch for a critical vulnerability in Windows Server. The leak has to do with users thanks to the leak may have more rights than they should have, but Microsoft makes no further details are known.

Although the leak is only in Windows Server brings Microsoft’s patch also for consumer and business versions of Windows. Thanks to those who would update PCs should get a slightly better protection against possible attacks, because the bug exists in those versions of Windows, but attackers with only that leak can not do anything; therefore they should break through multiple layers of security.

Microsoft makes no details about the leak, only that it can lead to “elevation of privilege” of users. The patch comes at seven pm Dutch time for all operating systems and Microsoft will also update malware tool Malicious Software Removal Tool. The leak is in all known versions of Windows including the preview version of Windows 10. The earliest version of Windows that Microsoft patches are Server 2003 and Vista

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