Microsoft scrambling to patch exploit

Thursday, 2 November 2006, 1:15 AM EST

Microsoft Security announced it has been alerted to proof-of-concept code that may already have been referenced in the creation of a malicious exploit.

Although details about the exploit itself have not yet be revealed, according to this morning's advisory, the point of weakness is a Windows library that is shipped with Visual Studio 2005, called wmiscriptutils.dll.

At BetaNews.

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