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Microsoft’s July Patch Tuesday Addresses DNS Poisoning & Other Flaws

Microsoft has issued a bunch of four security bulletins, labeled "important", on July 8, 2008 in its Patch Tuesday release, correcting nine vulnerabilities that could allow a malicious user to gain login privileges, execute an arbitrary code or impersonate an user's account.

According to Microsoft's Security Professionals, the most serious updates in the July 2008 security bulletin includes a patch that corrects two flaws in the Windows DNS or Domain Name System.

The flaws could enable a hacker to divert the user's traffic to stage a spoofing attack by exploiting multi-platform fault that affects Linux and UNIX and also Windows platforms.

Thus, according to the security analysts, the flaw could facilitate in launching.

» SPAMfighter News - 7/24/2008

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