Microsoft confirms 17-year-old Windows bug

Microsoft late yesterday issued its second advisory of the last week, warning users that a 17-year-old bug in the kernel of all 32-bit versions of Windows could be used by hackers to hijack PCs.


The VDM subsystem was added to Windows with the July 1993 release of Windows NT, Microsoft's first fully 32-bit operating system. VDM allows Windows NT and later to run DOS and 16-bit Windows software.

via Microsoft confirms 17-year-old Windows bug.

Yesterday, as in the day before January 21.

Apologies for all the old news – I’m clearing out some archives/”to-blog” sections of different places, and when that content is time-dependent, well, I’m sure you’ll get over it.

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