McAfee Provides Solutions For Three Newly Disclosed Microsoft Vulnerabilities

These vulnerabilities have been reviewed by McAfee Avert Labs, and based on their findings.

hidden January 15, 2008 16:40:54 IST
McAfee Provides Solutions For Three Newly Disclosed Microsoft Vulnerabilities

McAfee, Inc. has announced that it provides coverage for the three security vulnerabilities disclosed by Microsoft Corporation. These vulnerabilities have been reviewed by McAfee Avert Labs, and based on their findings. McAfee recommends that users confirm the Microsoft product versioning outlined in the bulletins and update as recommended by Microsoft and McAfee. This includes deploying solutions to ensure protection against the vulnerabilities outlined in this advisory.

"Microsoft is kicking off 2008 with a pair of serious security bulletins," said Dave Marcus, security research and communications manager at McAfee Avert Labs. "The vulnerability in Windows TCP/IP in particular should be taken seriously as it could allow a remote attacker to compromise a Windows system without any user interaction."

Microsoft vulnerabilities include, MS08-001 - Vulnerabilities in Windows TCP/IP, which could allow remote code execution and MS08-002, which provide scope for vulnerability in LSASS, which could allow local elevation of privilege.

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