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Microsoft, Adobe prep critical security patches




Microsoft, Adobe prep critical security patches
Microsoft, Adobe prep critical security patches



http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-10429070-245.html 

By Elinor Mills
InSecurity Complex 
CNET News
January 7, 2010

Microsoft will issue one bulletin on Patch Tuesday next week that is 
rated "critical" for Windows 2000.

The patch is designed to address a vulnerability that could allow an 
attacker to take control of a computer by remotely executing code on it, 
according to an advisory released Thursday. It is rated "low" severity 
for Windows 7, Vista, XP, Server 2003, and Server 2008 operating 
systems.

Meanwhile, Adobe Systems is scheduled to release a patch for a 
vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat on Tuesday that was discovered 
in mid-December and which is being exploited by attacks in the wild to 
deliver Trojan horse programs that install backdoor access on computers.

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