McAfee Covers MSFT Vulnerabilities

McAfee announces that it provides coverage for the latest security vulnerabilities disclosed by Microsoft

April 3, 2007

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE), announcedthat it provides coverage for the security vulnerabilities disclosed byMicrosoft Corporation today. This out-of-cycle patch contains seven securityvulnerabilities, five of which were not previously disclosed. Thesevulnerabilities have been reviewed by McAfeeR AvertR Labs, and based ontheir findings, McAfee recommends that users confirm the Microsoft productversioning outlined in the bulletins and update as recommended by Microsoftand McAfee. This includes deploying solutions to ensure protection againstthe vulnerabilities outlined in this advisory.

"Today Microsoft issued a rare out-of-cycle patch to fix vulnerabilities inGDI," said Dave Marcus, security research and communications manager, McAfeeAvert Labs. "McAfee Avert Labs is always concerned when Microsoft releasesan out-of-cycle patch. We urge our customers and the computing public totake this release seriously, as there has already been active exploitationof at least one of these vulnerabilities in the wild. Consumers andenterprise users should immediately evaluate this patch as well as ensurethat they have up-to-date proactive security technologies in place tomitigate and manage all risk."

McAfee Inc. (NYSE: MFE)

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