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    Microsoft releases fix for critical flaw in Windows font driver

    The flaw exists in all supported versions of Windows.
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    Re: Microsoft releases fix for critical flaw in Windows font driver

    ohhhhh ADOBE is involved

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    Re: Microsoft releases fix for critical flaw in Windows font driver

    Trend Micro..............thats strange where is Kaspersky? Bit-defender?

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    Re: Microsoft releases fix for critical flaw in Windows font driver

    Quote Originally Posted by lumireleon View Post
    Trend Micro..............thats strange where is Kaspersky? Bit-defender?
    Busy defending themselves from nation-state attacks?

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    Re: Microsoft releases fix for critical flaw in Windows font driver

    Quote Originally Posted by lumireleon View Post
    Trend Micro..............thats strange where is Kaspersky? Bit-defender?
    They spend less money on their press departments?

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    Re: Microsoft releases fix for critical flaw in Windows font driver

    The only way to get the KB3079904 security update is via Windows Update.
    Or download it manually from: https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS15-078

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    Re: Microsoft releases fix for critical flaw in Windows font driver

    All currently supported versions of Windows are affected...
    And also most unsupported versions of Windows (who'd have thought).

    BTW, the Open Type font manager code is/was a collaboration between Adobe and Microsoft, so Microsoft is equally to blame here. Also, this is code that was (or should have been) audited as part of Microsoft's "Trustworthy Computing" initiative. Amazing, that it took almost two decades to root out this flaw.

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    Re: Microsoft releases fix for critical flaw in Windows font driver

    Quote Originally Posted by azrael- View Post
    Amazing, that it took almost two decades to root out this flaw.
    Same could be said about Shellshock and Heartbleed. Makes you think twice about the old 'many eyes' argument.

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