First exploit based on leaked Windows source found


— 12:10 PM on February 16, 2004

A new Internet Explorer exploit has emerged that is apparently based on a vulnerability found in the recently leaked Windows 2000 source code. The vulnerability only affects Internet Explorer 5, so it's unlikely to have a major impact. However, as security experts and hackers continue to examine the leaked portions of Windows source, more serious holes may be found.

 
   
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