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    There is also some mention of this in Steve Gibson & Leo Laporte's Security Now episode 258:
    Five Years Of Vulnerabilities
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    Installed without issue ...so far, this update patch requires a restart.

    Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2286198)

    Installation date: ‎08/‎02/‎2010 13:04

    Installation status: Successful

    Update type: Important

    A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.

    More information:
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=197393

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    Installed OK here as well.
    BACKUP...BACKUP...BACKUP
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    I was just over at AskWoody.com, and I must have misread, because I thought the patch was due out NEXT Monday. Going for the patch ASAP for both of my laptops. I will have to remove the G-Data and Sophos interim fixes fiirst. And those who had applied the Microsoft Fixit should remove that as well before going for this very important out of band patch. No excuses, no delays, folks -- this one is serious and is being exploited!

    Update Aug. 3, 2010 -- I got the patch installed on both of my laptops, and all is well. This issue can now be laid to rest. And for those who have Windows XP SP2 and have not yet installed SP3, this would be a good time to do the upgrade.
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