Windows XP DoS bug worse than thought

Tuesday, 19 July 2005, 10:31 AM EST

A bug in Windows that went public last week may be more dangerous than originally believed, Microsoft confirmed Saturday in a weekend advisory. One security analyst fears that the vulnerability - which for now looks limited to a denial-of-service attack - may soon be found to cause more severe problems for Windows users.

By Gregg Keizer at CMPnetAsia.

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