Microsoft has finally fixed a vulnerability in Windows 10 that could potentially cause threat actors to crash the operating system by simply opening a specially crafted folder.
Microsoft reportedly first patched the bug in Windows Insider builds in February before rolling it out to all Windows 10 users last week with the latest round of Patch Tuesday updates.
The vulnerability tracked as CVE-2021-28312 has been reported to be classified as a Distributed Denial of Services (DDoS) failure.
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The security researcher Jonas Lykkegård discovered the zero-day error in Windows 10 back in August 2020. It is supposed to enable users and programs, even those with low permissions, to mark an NTFS drive as damaged only by accessing it. .