Microsoft Issues IE Fix

Yesterday the severity of the problem with the exploitable hole in all versions of Internet Explorer came to light. Microsoft has been working on a fix, and it’s due to be released today.

The company said:

“We plan to release the security update tomorrow, Dec. 17, 2008 to address the vulnerability we’ve discussed in Microsoft Security Advisory 961051. Our target time, as always, is 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. We’ll be holding two special webcasts to give you details and take your questions.”

The webcasts will be at 1 pm Pacific today, and 11 am Pacific tomorrow.

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