Microsoft fixes flawed Exchange patch

Microsoft took another go at fixing a security flaw in the company's Exchange mail-server software this weekend, releasing the second version of a patch for the program.The new patch corrected a flaw in the original fix that crashed numerous e-mail servers.

Microsoft took another go at fixing a security flaw in the company's Exchange mail-server software this weekend, releasing the second version of a patch for the program.

The new patch corrected a flaw in the original fix that crashed numerous e-mail servers.

"The originally released Exchange 2000 patch has been determined to contain a regression error that can cause performance problems on the servers it is installed on," the company stated in an advisory released Saturday. Full story. --Robert Lemos, ZDNet News