Leo Laporte and Steve Gibson- Security Now

Sep 21st 2006

Security Now 58

Security Alert!

Two serious flaws in Windows - one an XP exploit that's already in the wild, the other a file corruption bug in Windows 2000....
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Our guest is Eric Sites, VP R&D Sunbelt Software

Two serious Windows flaws have surfaced today. One, a zero-day exploit, makes it possible for any web site (or HTML email) to take over a Windows machine, even if it's been fully patched. The other is a file corruption error on Windows 2000 NTFS systems introduced by a Microsoft patch.

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