Microsoft issues only one fix in monthly security update

Friday, 12 November 2004, 12:23 AM EST

In sharp contrast to last month's barrage of critical patches, Microsoft offered up just one "important" fix for users to implement in its scheduled round of security updates for November.

But a new exploit that takes advantage of an as-yet-unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser could force the company to release an out-of-cycle patch before its next round of monthly updates, analysts say. The IE browser has been battered by security gaps.

By Jaikumar Vijayan at PC World.

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