Microsoft irked with security firm's IE alert

Thursday, 18 November 2004, 9:02 AM EST

Security firm Secunia posted a new advisory today warning users about a pair of vulnerabilities in a fully patched version of Microsoft's Windows XP running SP2.

But Microsoft, for its part, criticized the alert, saying the vulnerability was not properly disclosed through the appropriate channels.

The vulnerabilities pointed out by Secunia could potentially fool users into downloading a malicious file that impersonates a regular HTML document.

By Sean Michael Kerner at internetnews.com

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