Microsoft Patches Windows Vulnerability Made Public by Google

This month’s Patch Tuesday rollout includes two updates resolving Windows vulnerabilities that were actively exploited by cybercriminals, including a security flaw that was made public by Google.

Google disclosed a vulnerability in the Windows GDI library after the company failed to patch it during the 90 days vendors are provided with as part of the Project Zero program, and although a fix was expected last month, Microsoft only released it a few hours ago following the delay of the February 2017 Patch Tuesday rollout.

The patch that you need to look after for this fix is MS17-013, which is the zero-day documented as <a href="http://ww… (read more)

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