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New Vulnerability Surfaces in 64-Bit Windows

A new zero-day security vulnerability is at the heart of a new Microsoft Security Advisory, which warns about a flaw that could impact a variety of 64-bit Windows systems.

It's the latest unpatched zero-day security vulnerability that Microsoft has warned IT administrators in recent weeks. eSecurity Planet takes a look at the latest vulnerability and its potential impact on users' systems.


Microsoft is warning system administrators of a security vulnerability in some 64-bit Windows systems that could lead to takeover of some users' systems.

The flaw affects 64-bit versions of Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 Release 2 (R2), and Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium systems, according to a Microsoft Security Advisory released Tuesday afternoon.

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Microsoft Warns of Hole in 64-bit Windows