Unpatched Microsoft security vulnerability being actively exploited

June 19, 2012 – 10:29 AM

An unpatched critical security vulnerability in Microsoft’s software, which means that users’ computers can become infected simply by visiting a website with Internet Explorer, is being actively exploited by cybercriminals. Alongside last week’s regular Patch Tuesday announcement (including a remote code execution vulnerability that is being exploited by attackers in the wild), Microsoft also issued an out-of-bounds security advisory about an as-yet unpatched security hole (known as CVE-2012-1889).


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