Microsoft Alerts of Vulnerability in Macrovision’s Copy Protection Software
Microsoft is warning users that "limited" attacks were targeting systems
The program affected with the flaw is named SafeDisc and the security hole
The flaw was reported via a company security advisory on November 5, 2007.
Microsoft said, to launch the attack, a hacker needs access to the local
Meanwhile, Macrovision has already released one patch for the flaw.
This year in the middle of October, Symantec discussed the security hole in
The attack, if launched successfully, leads to escalated privileges that
Researcher Elia Florio of Symantec Security Response said on November 7,
Florio said that the exploit can only work locally meaning the attacker
However, it is possible that in a computer with multilayered defense, a
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