Watch out for the WMF exploit!

The Internet Storm Center has set their InfoCon alert to Yellow and is full of information on the recent WMF exploit. They are even promoting a private patch, due to Microsoft’s weak response on this issue. Microsoft has plans to ship a patch with their next regular Tuesday (the 10th) patch. Many of the media are a bit agitated to get a patch out sooner. Let’s see how Microsoft’s evaluation of the threat plays out. If they’re wrong, their customers could spend millions cleaning up the mess. If they’re right, no one will notice. Any change to the bottom line for Microsoft? Time will tell.

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