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Microsoft patches Badlock, but doesn’t call it critical

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Apr 12, 2016.

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    Microsoft just released several security bulletins, with six marked as critical and seven categorized as important. The biggest surprise (or disguise) came in the patch marked only as important titled “Security Update for SAM and LSAD Remote Protocols” – this refers to the vulnerability more commonly known as Badlock. As it turns out Badlock was not directly part of an exploit in Server Message Block (SMB) as original anticipated but rather part of Microsoft authentication … More →

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