"A Web site that published a third-party patch to fix a security
hole in Microsoft's Internet Explorer has had to reissue the patch,
after the original was found to be flawed.
"Openwares.org published the second patch Saturday, after the
first was found to contain a buffer overflow exploit. This exploit,
which allowed an attacker to take control of the patched PC, might
have been far more damaging than the flaw the patch aimed to
"According to Openwares, only about 6,500 people downloaded the
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