Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for December 2008:
See the General Information subsections of
additional guidance, Zygy.
Make certain the Automatic Updates is enabled so that you'll receive any
out-of-band security updates related to this and other Advisories as soon as
"I cannot recommend people switch [browsers] due to this one flaw," said
John Curran, head of Microsoft UK's Windows group.
He added: "We're trying to get this resolved as soon as possible.
"At present, this exploit only seems to affect 0.02% of internet sites,"
said Mr Curran. "In terms of vulnerability, it only seems to be affecting
IE7  users at the moment, but could well encompass other versions in
 While this may have been MS's position when Mr. Curran was quoted, the
vulnerability affects all IE versions and all Windows versions.
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> I am advised that to overcome the current security glitch on IE 7 one
> upgrade its security to the maximum - how do I do it? and what are the
> I am also advised that to overcome the current problem on IE 7 whilst
> Microsoft is constructing a software patch to cure it, one could use
> provider of a web browser - where do I find those?