Cybersecurity experts from the Zero Day Initiative community have identified a dangerous vulnerability in Windows. Four months ago, experts reported a problem Microsoft, but since then the company has not released a patch to fix the bug.
A flaw was found in the Microsoft JET Database Engine. To exploit it, an attacker only needs to prepare and send a special file to the victim. After launching it, the hacker will be able to execute any code on the infected computer.
The existence of the vulnerability has so far been confirmed only for Windows 7, but there is a possibility that the same bug is present in newer versions of the OS.