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As many of you are aware a new exploit in IE was used against Google and many others ...
20th January 2010, 08:57 PM #1
Microsoft IE Patch due Jan 21st
As many of you are aware a new exploit in IE was used against Google and many others to attack their networks. Tomorrow on January 21st Microsoft are planning to release an Out of Band Security Update. It covers IE6, IE7 and IE8 on all platforms: Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008 and Windows 7.
More details here and here. I would highly recommend you patch at the earliest opportunity!
7 Thanks to Michael:
BatchFile (22nd January 2010), Cache (20th January 2010), cookie_monster (21st January 2010), elsiegee40 (21st January 2010), garethedmondson (21st January 2010), leco (20th January 2010), notalot (21st January 2010)
21st January 2010, 09:59 AM #2
Excellent article on the flaw here for those that are interested.
Geoff Chappell, Software Analyst - Viewer
21st January 2010, 06:42 PM #3
And the updates are out!
KB972270 (XP SP2/SP3)
KB978207 IE7 and KB978207 IE8 (XP SP2/SP3)
All other updates are listed here
22nd January 2010, 10:46 AM #4
To remind people that it's the 21st today Get that patch on folks!
22nd January 2010, 11:29 AM #5
thought today was the 22nd
Originally Posted by elsiegee40
Thanks to Firefox from:
elsiegee40 (22nd January 2010)
22nd January 2010, 11:36 AM #6
Originally Posted by Firefox
How many lights do you see, I can see 5
22nd January 2010, 11:40 AM #7
lol you lost me
Originally Posted by cookie_monster
22nd January 2010, 11:47 AM #8
just a little script
i wrote this intended as a startup script to install this patch across multipul sites i look after.
code is semi-tested as in i ran it and it worked fine but not ran as a startup script yet!
if exist "C:\logs\KB972270.log" goto End
net use p: \\server\Apps\Patches
p:\WindowsXP-KB972270-x86-ENU.exe /quiet /norestart /log:c:\logs
net use p: /delete /y
22nd January 2010, 11:49 AM #9
I believe we're looking at a mass deployment via WSUS this weekend
22nd January 2010, 11:50 AM #10
Originally Posted by Firefox
Sorry, silly star trek joke. Someone is being kept under duress until they are broken the test is to force them to admit to there being 5 lights when really there’s only 4. I ask you again is the 21st or the 22nd
22nd January 2010, 12:01 PM #11
Seems to show up in WSUS as a Security update rather than Critical one... wishful thinking on Microsoft's part there?
22nd January 2010, 12:59 PM #12
Originally Posted by gshaw
I thought security updates were considered critical by MS.
22nd January 2010, 01:31 PM #13
KB972270 is considered low, but KB978207 for IE is most definitely critical.
22nd January 2010, 02:12 PM #14
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