Zero-day WMF flaw underscores patch problems

Friday, 13 January 2006, 1:39 AM EST

For four days in January, network administrators and security-savvy home users had a choice: Download and install an unofficial open-source fix for the critical flaw in the Windows Meta File (WMF) format or wait an estimated week for an official patch from Microsoft.

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