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Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2501696

By Vigilize | Monday, January 31, 2011 - Leave a Comment

Microsoft has released Microsoft security advisory 2501696 indicating that it is investigating public reports of a vulnerability affecting Windows. This vulnerability is due to the way MHTML interprets MIME-formatted requests for content blocks within a document. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information.

Users and administrators are encouraged to review Microsoft security advisory 2501696 and implement the suggested workarounds or utilize Microsoft Fix it 50602 to help mitigate the risks. Additional information regarding this vulnerability can be found on the Microsoft TechNet Security Research & Defense blog.


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