Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Microsoft Releases Advisory for Unpatched Windows Vulnerability

Microsoft has released a security advisory to provide recommended mitigations for an unpatched vulnerability, (CVE-2014-6352) which affects all Microsoft Windows releases except Windows Server 2003. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to take control of an affected system if a user opens a specially crafted Microsoft Office file.

US-CERT recommends users and administrators review the Microsoft Security Advisory(link is external) and apply the recommended workarounds.