Wednesday, August 20, 2014

MS14-045 - 'Blue Screen of Death' update

On 12th August, Microsoft released updates on its monthly Patch Tuesday. The update MS14-045 rated as 'important' that fixes Windows kernel security issues related to privilege escalation and code execution. Users have reported a blue screen of death (BSoD) on their machines which prompts Microsoft to pulled off the vulnerable patch. According to company, a blue screen of death is occurred due to mishandling of a Windows font cache file in certain machines. Meanwhile Microsoft has come up with a workaround. <more>

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