Microsoft has just reported a serious vulnerability that affects almost all versions of Windows. The good news is that it is hopeless. The company has also released an urgent security update. Even if it’s just in case, it is highly recommended that you install.
The security flaw affects nearly all versions of Windows, including Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows Server 2012/2012 R2, and Windows RT / RT 8.1. According to the company, the best solution is to install this patch. Can also be obtained from the Windows Update application.
In essence, the fault is similar to Heartbleed in that allows you to execute code remotely. In this case using the modified packets Platform Secure Channel data. Microsoft is not aware of the vulnerability has been used by others, but better safe than burst. [via Microsoft]