Security company pokes hole in XP SP2

Tuesday, 1 February 2005, 6:32 AM EST

Russian security company Positive Technologies has released a patch to a security hole it said it discovered in Microsoft's Windows XP Service Pack 2 last year.

"We found two small flaws that a programmer could use to go around the SP2 mechanism Data Execution Protection [DEP]," says Positive Technologies Chief Technology Officer Yury Maximov.

By Laura Rohde at PC World.

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