Microsoft exploit code hits the web

Friday, 12 August 2005, 1:55 PM EST

Exploit code has started appearing on hacking websites for a critical Microsoft flaw less than three days after the patch was released.

The patch (MS05-039) addresses a flaw in the Windows Plug-and-Play system, which automatically recognises and configures devices as they are plugged in to the computer.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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