Microsoft fixes Windows flaw that Google divulged
Microsoft today patched a Windows vulnerability that was disclosed just over a week ago by researchers from Alphabet Inc.’s Google.
In one of several security updates — 14 to be exact — Microsoft fixed the bug in the Windows kernel drivers that Google security engineers had revealed on Oct. 31, 10 days after notifying Microsoft of the vulnerability.
Microsoft credited Neel Mehta and Billy Leonard of Google’s Threat Analysis Group for reporting the flaw. Last week, the two said that because the vulnerability was being actively exploited, a disclose-within-seven-days policy applied.