Download our in-depth report: The Ultimate Guide to IT Security VendorsSoftware giant Microsoft has released a fix to a problematic security patch introduced earlier this month. The update comes two days after the company announced a delay.
The updated MS06-042 security bulletin "fully resolves the security vulnerability discussed in Microsoft Security Advisory 923762," according to a statement.
After originally releasing a cumulative security patch Aug. 8 to fix eight flaws discovered in Internet Explorer, the following week Microsoft said it learned the vulnerability could be publicly exploited and was readying a cure.
Although the vulnerability could be exploited, Microsoft said it was not aware of any active attacks against its customers using the patch.https://o1.qnsr.com/log/p.gif?;n=203;c=204650394;s=9477;x=7936;f=201801171506010;u=j;z=TIMESTAMP;a=20392931;e=i Last week, Microsoft suggested some users wait before applying the patch.
The original MS06-042 created problems for those using Internet Explorer 6 with Windows XP, Service Pack 1 or Windows 2000, Service Pack 4.