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Flaw on Windows System is Having a Fix

Written on August 10, 2010 by Adam Eve

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The win32k.sys bug is like the jailbreak technology. Only, it's not used on iPhone or any other Apple devices, it's use to crash your PC. There's no available patch yet, but it's better that users know.

Israeli researcher Gil Dabah published last Friday a new Windows flaw that allows all current supported versions of the OS to be crashed. This bug permits a local user to cause a system to suffer a blue-screen. This may also allow attackers to run code with kernel privileges of their choice. The kernel-mode component bug named win32k.sys handles many features like window management and 2D graphics. But this flaw specifically handles the system clipboard. A malformed data will be placed on the clipboard, making the system to corrupt the screen then and there.

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