Microsoft's patchwork mess

Tuesday, 6 July 2004, 3:42 PM EST

After the Download.Ject attack, Microsoft released a "configuration change" it wants people to apply to installations of the Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2000 operating systems.

The software behemoth announced the move in a bid to shut down any additional exploitation of a vulnerability that affects Windows-based desktop and notebook PCs.

Microsoft says that users who have beta versions of its forthcoming Service Pack 2 for Windows XP installed are already protected. (The company posted its statement regarding the configuration change on its Web site.)

By David Berlind at ZDNet.

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