Probably the most widely reported topic in the Chinese Security community this month will be the availability of a commercial MS08-067 attack pack, customized for Chinese users. On October 26th, 2008, exploit code was posted on to a well-known public repository site. In a few days, malware kit author, WolfTeeth, was quick to sell a MS08-067 port scanning tool with attack capability to his ‘customers,’ using free code from the Internet, revealed Haowei Ren and Geok Meng Ong, from the McAfee Avert Labs.
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system, and gain control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows 7 Pre-Release License Terms,” Microsoft informed in the description of Security Update for Windows 7 Pre-Beta (KB958644).