Out-of-cycle update from MS for IE vulnerability

PATCH WATCH UPDATE: According to a TechNet blog post, Microsoft will release an official patch today for the widely reported IE vulnerability. The post states that Microsoft has reversed it no-support policy for XP and will release an update for that OS.

Windows 8.x users should already see KB 2961887, an update for Internet Explorer Flash Player.

UPDATE: Microsoft released KB 2964358 (MS14-021), a critical IE update for all workstation versions of Windows — including Windows XP SP3.

Note: According to the release notes, IE will crash on Win7 systems if the update is installed before KB 2929437.


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