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Microsoft plans to fix a "browse-and-get-owned" vulnerability in its Video ActiveX Control when it releases software patches next week. The company acknowledged the vulnerability last week and is moving with uncharacteristic speed in issuing a fix for the problem. A second and similar vulnerability with Microsoft’s DirectShow was disclosed in May. It too will be fixed with Tuesday’s patches. According to Microsoft, both of the flaws affect older versions of Windows; Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 users are not affected.In an advanced summary of its upcoming July 14 security patch, Microsoft... Read more...