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ZDNet UK: Open-Source IE Patch Hits Trust Barrier

Dec 19, 2003, 17:45 (19 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Munir Kotadia)

"Openwares.org, an open-source software development Web site, has posted a patch that purports to fix a critical vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser, but software developers and analysts are advising against installing it...

"Despite the apparent attraction of downloading the patch--for which Microsoft as yet has no equivalent--analysts warned against doing so..."

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