Security Alerts




Silverlight and Windows Kernel-Mode Driver Patches

Severity: High Summary: These vulnerabilities affect: Most current versions of Windows and Silverlight 5 (For PC and Mac) How an attacker exploits them:  Multiple vectors of attack, including luring users to malicious web content or running specially crafted programs Impact: In the worst case, an attacker can gain complete control of your Windows computer. What to do: Install the appropriate Microsoft patches as soon as possible, or let Windows Automatic Update do it for you. Exposure: Today, Microsoft released two security bulletins that describe four vulnerabilities in Windows and the Silverlight component, which is commonly installed with it. A remote attacker could exploit the worst of these flaws to potentially gain complete control of your Windows PC

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Silverlight and Windows Kernel-Mode Driver Patches
March 12, 2013 — Category: Security Alerts