Microsoft releases patch for .wmf vulnerability

Microsoft has announced the release of its patch for the much publicised WMF vulnerability. The company planned to release the patch on January 10th, as part of the normal patch cycle, but is releasing it early because of customer demand and because it has completed testing on the fix earlier than anticipated.

The patch is available for download here. Install it now – this vulnerability is too critical not to take seriously.

Microsoft releases patch for .wmf vulnerability

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