Microsoft Issues First Vista OS Patch

Posted on January 19, 2006 

Microsoft Issues First Vista OS Patch

Microsoft has issued a security Relevant Products/Services from Microsoft patch for it’s as-yet-unreleased operating system, Windows Vista. The patch, issued over the weekend, repairs the same graphics-rendering flaw discovered in Windows XP late last month.

Using the vulnerability, hackers could gain remote access to PCs and install malicious software on them. The flaw, which was called “extremely critical” by several security vendors, affects systems running Windows XP as well as Windows Server Relevant Products/Services from Microsoft 2003.

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