Temporary fix available for one of the two Windows zero-days released in December


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Microsoft did not issue official fixes during the recent January Patch Tuesday update window.


January 18th 2019, By Catalin Cimpanu

In December 2018, a security researcher going by the name of SandboxEscaper published details and proof-of-concept (PoC) demo code for two Windows zero-days.

Today, cyber-security firm Acros Security published a temporary patch for the second zero-day, a patch that protects Windows systems against any exploitation attempts.

The temporary patch was released because Microsoft didn't release an official patch for either of the two zero-days during the January Patch Tuesday update window.


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