Security firm removes details of unpatched IE holes

Tuesday, 14 October 2003, 2:20 PM EST

Security firm PivX Solutions has suddenly removed the web page which provided details of 30 unpatched vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer.

In its place, is the company's explanation of why the details of these unpatched vulnerabilities have been removed.

PivX says since the release of Microsoft's last security advisory, it has seen "a sea change in Microsoft's commitment to rid its IE browser of the vulns that PivX Solutions and other third party researchers have identified."

"As you know Microsoft has just released a new patch MS03-040, which renders several IE vulns obsolete. We are presently testing the efficacy of the vulns reported to be fixed and we can report that MS03-040 is doing the job it was intended to. Let’s just hope that users are diligent in applying the patch," the explanation says.

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