November 3rd, 2009, 20:45 PM
Microsoft re-patches last month's critical IE update
Microsoft yesterday re-patched Internet Explorer, the third time it's been forced to repair one of the updates from its largest-ever bug fix, which was delivered on Oct. 13.
Monday's fix targeted MS09-054, the update that patched four vulnerabilities, all "critical," in Internet Explorer (IE). According to Christopher Budd, a spokesman for the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC), the follow-up hotfix patches Web page display problems introduced by the update. Budd downplayed the severity of the problems, saying that the number of users affected was "limited."
The new problems can crop up in any still-supported edition of IE, including IE 5.01, IE6, IE7 and the newest version, IE8, on all Windows operating systems, including Windows 7.
Full story: Computerworld