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Posted by on Sep 20, 2012 in Software |

Microsoft will release an official patch for Internet Explorer on Friday

Microsoft will release an official patch for Internet Explorer on Friday

(Cc) frasercgraham

today released a tool to repair critical flaw that affects most versions of Internet Explorer, and it began to be exploited by hackers to enter Windows. Due to this alert, Germany recommended not to use the browser .

But Microsoft has moved pretty fast and said that tomorrow September 21 published an official Patch (MS12-063) via with repair for this problem.

In the meantime you can use the tool downloadable here that solves the problem for 32-bit versions of IE7, 8 and 9. Those with the 64 will have to wait until tomorrow.

Microsoft insists that the limited scope of the problem is that most users of are not affected by the fault. However, that does not mean they can not become victims, so that a quick patch is always welcome.

Links:
Microsoft Security Advisory: Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Remote Code Execution (Microsoft)
Microsoft Issues Stopgap Fix for IE 0-Day Flaw (Krebs on Security)

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