Microsoft Windows zero-day vulnerability disclosed through Twitter

Microsoft has quickly reacted to the disclosure of a previously unknown zero-day vulnerability in the Windows operating system. On Monday, Twitter user SandboxEscaper revealed the existence of the bug on the microblogging platform. As reported by the Register, the user said: “Here is the alpc bug as 0day. I don’t f**king care about life anymore. Neither do I ever again want to submit to MSFT anyway. F**k all of this shit.” The user linked to a page on GitHub which appears to contain a proof-of-concept (PoC) for the vulnerability.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: ZDNet