Worm feasts on latest Windows vuln

Monday, 14 August 2006, 6:53 PM EST

Virus writers have adapted an existing family of worms to exploit a recently patched, high-profile Windows security vulnerability.

Corporate admins are being are urged to redouble their efforts to roll out security patches as quickly as possible.

The Cuebot-L and Cuebot-M worms spread via AOL instant messenger, exploiting the MS06-040 vulnerability in Windows Server Service.

At The Register.

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