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1999-08-18 07:00:00+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

In the "I almost didn't bother to pass this on because it's so commonplace and surely none of my readers are foolish enough to still be running this software" department: Via RC3, another bug in the Microsoft Java VM allowing unprotected code to run without user intervention in Outlook, Outlook Express, Eudora for Windows, IE4 and IE5.

A Microsoft security bulletin says the glitch lets anyone "create, delete or modify files on the user's computer, reformat the hard drive, copy data to or from a Web page, or take other desired action."

[ related topics: Web development Microsoft ]

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