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ZoneAlarm may block internet access when security update MS08-066 is installed

October 15th 2008 in Uncategorized

Heads up – this is the affected patch

MS08-066: Vulnerability in the Microsoft Ancillary Function driver could allow elevation of privilege
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956803

Yes, this has happened before. See this ZoneAlarm announcement:
http://download.zonealarm.com/bin/free/pressReleases/2008/LossOfInternetAccessIssue.html

From what I understand, ZA 7.0.483.000 is not affected.

Thanks to Susan, Robear and Bill 🙂


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