This is somewhat unsettling. A problem with the way Windows handles older applications is still an issue with Windows 7. Sad part is that it’s been an issue since 1993. Come on, Microsoft, get this fixed ASAP! It may have been a problem before, but now that it’s getting more attention, its sure to be exploited a lot more!
“Microsoft isn’t having an easy time of it these days,” said the Heise article. “In addition to the unpatched hole in Internet Explorer, a now published hole in Windows allows users with restricted access to escalate their privileges to system level