Salam,

Semalam satu notis dikeluarkan secara emergency oleh pihak Microsoft tentang patch sekuriti yang baru. Heh, saya yakin ramai penggodam yang di luar sana mencari PoC atau prove of concept untuk isu kritikal ini. :p

Anda boleh membaca artikel dan link yang terdapat di blog rakan saya untuk maklumat lanjut.


October 23, 2008 (Out-of-Band) MSRC Security Bulletin Release

What is the purpose of this alert?

Microsoft is scheduled to release a security bulletin (out-of-band) to address a vulnerability in all currently supported versions of Windows. The bulletin is scheduled for release at approximately 10 A.M. Pacific Time on Thursday, October 23, 2008.

This security update will be released outside of the usual monthly security bulletin release cycle in an effort to protect customers. Microsoft recommends customers prepare their systems and networks to apply this security bulletin immediately once released to help ensure that their computers are protected from attempted criminal attacks. For more information about security updates, visit http://www.microsoft.com/protect.

The purpose of this notification is to assist customers with resource planning for this security bulletin release. The information offered in this notification is purposely general in nature to provide enough information for customers to plan for deployment without disclosing vulnerability details or other information that could put them at risk.

Anyone believed to have been affected can visit http://www.microsoft.com/protect/support/default.mspx and should contact the national law enforcement agency in their country. Those in the United States can contact Customer Service and Support at no charge using the PC Safety hotline at (866) PC SAFETY.

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New Bulletin Summary
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Bulletin Identifier: Windows Bulletin

Maximum Severity Rating: Critical

Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution

Detection: Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer can detect whether your computer system requires this update.

Restart Requirement: The update requires a restart.
Affected Software: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008

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Advance Notification Web Page
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The full version of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for this month can be found here:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-oct.mspx

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Disclaimers
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Although we do not anticipate any changes, the information provided in this summary is subject to change until the release. At this time, no additional information on this bulletin such as details regarding severity or details regarding the vulnerability will be made available until the bulletin is published.

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Regarding Information Consistency
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We strive to provide you with accurate information in static (this mail) and dynamic (Web-based) content. Microsoft’s security content posted to the Web is occasionally updated to reflect late-breaking information. If this results in an inconsistency between the information here and the information in Microsoft’s Web-based security content, the information in Microsoft’s Web-based security content is authoritative.

Regards,
CSS Security Response and Readiness Team (SRRT)

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