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Critical bug in SMB . Vista 2008 and RC of Windows 7 affected

Date: September 10, 2009
Source: The Register
By: Dan Goodin in San Francisco

The flaw, which affects various versions of Windows Vista, 2008, and the release candidate version of Windows 7, resides in the implementation of a network file sharing technology known as SMB, or server message block. The bug, which fails to adequately parse network negotiation requests, was previously believed only to generate a debilitating blue screen of death, but on Tuesday, Microsoft confirmed in some cases it could also be used to remotely execute malicious code on vulnerable machines.

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