Ten SP2 flaws leave XP users open to hackers

Friday, 12 November 2004, 12:26 AM EST

Security researchers claimed today that millions of Microsoft customers are at risk from 10 serious security vulnerabilities uncovered in Windows XP patched with Service Pack 2 (SP2).

By exploiting all the vulnerabilities discovered in SP2 by security firm Finjan, attackers could "silently and remotely" take over an SP2 machine when the user simply browses a web page.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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