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16-07-2009, 04:36 AM
Microsoft has delivered six security updates to patch nine vulnerabilities. Although the patches fix two bugs now being used by hackers but leave one still open to exploit.

Of the six bulletins, three patched some part of Windows, while the remainder plugged holes in Publisher, Internet Security and Acceleration Server (ISA), and Microsoft's virtualization software. Six of the nine bugs were ranked critical, Microsoft's highest ranking in its four-step score, while three were tagged as "important," the next-lowest label.

"We got what we expected," said Andrew Storms, director of security operations at nCircle Network Security. "We got the 'kill bit' we were looking for in the ActiveX control, and the DirectShow fix," he said, referring to two recent vulnerabilities that attackers have been exploiting for weeks.

I got mine!