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Google discloses unpatched IE vulnerability after Patch Tuesday delay
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2017, 10:42:23 PM »
Google discloses unpatched IE vulnerability after Patch Tuesday delay
24 February 2017, 7:44 pm



Google's Project Zero team has disclosed a potential arbitrary code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer because Microsoft has not acted within Google's 90-day disclosure deadline.

This is the second flaw in Microsoft products made public by Google Project Zero since the Redmond giant decided to skip this month's Patch Tuesday and postpone its previously planned security fixes until March.

Microsoft blamed the unprecedented decision to push back scheduled security updates by a month on a "last minute issue" that could have had an impact on customers, but the company hasn't clarified the nature of the problem.

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