Users of Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 10 are advised to update their systems against a critical flaw.
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Microsoft’s released an out of schedule patch for all of its currently supported Windows systems to fix a critical remote access vulnerability relating to the Windows Adobe Type Manager library. Details of the issue, which uses specifically crafted OpenType fonts to attack vulnerable systems is believed to be in the public sphere.
If you’ve got automatic updates enabled, the patch should come through automatically. Microsoft’s security advisory has more details for those who manage their patches manually.
Update Windows now! Microsoft issues emergency security patch [Graham Cluley]