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Microsoft's Jet crash: Zero-day flaw drops after deadline passes

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All supported Windows versions are affected, free micropatches are available

Geoffrey, you are right - the vulnerable Jet Engine is present on ALL Windows computers from Windows 7 and Server 2008 upwards, and can be exploited on all of them. It doesn't matter if you're using it or not. On a bit of an upside, it's harder to exploit this issue on a 64bit Windows, and - in case the attack vector is an Office document - via 64bit Office. I have published some more details in this Twitter thread: https://twitter.com/mkolsek/status/1042820055686365184

Further good news is that we have created two micropatches (just 21 bytes each) for this issue that anyone can freely apply by downloading and installing 0patch Agent from https://0patch.com, and creating a free account. More information here: https://twitter.com/0patch/status/1043135305547763712

Mitja Kolsek

ACROS Security / 0patch

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