• Proof of Concept code for SMBv3 zero-day leads to Blue Screens, maybe worse

    Computers running fully patched Windows 10, 8.1, Server 2012, and 2016 are hit by Blue Screens when trying to connect to an infected server.

    InfoWorld Woody on Windows

    Thanks to Günter Born.

    UPDATE: Ars Technica’s Dan Goodin has a damning account of the way Microsoft is handling this 0day. Well worth reading.

    ANOTHER UPDATE: Last night, Microsoft Program Manager Ned Pyle tweeted “Yes, fix is coming. I’m not allowed to say more, because Microsoft.”