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CVE-2012-1889: Security Update Analysis

Thursday, July 19, 2012 By

Since the 30th of May 2012 hackers were abusing the Microsoft XML core services vulnerability. The 10th of July 2012 Microsoft finally published a security advisory which fixes this issue. The present document and video explains the details about this fix. As a lab test we used a Windows XP workstation with Service Pack 3. The Internet explorer version is 6.0.


Authors: Brian Mariani, Senior Security Auditor, High-Tech Bridge
Frederic Bourla, Chief Security Specialist, High-Tech Bridge

Since the 30th of May 2012 hackers were abusing the Microsoft XML core services vulnerability. The 10th of July 2012 Microsoft finally published a security advisory which fixes this issue. The present document and video explains the details about this fix. As a lab test we used a Windows XP workstation with Service Pack 3. The Internet explorer version is 6.0.


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