“Microsoft Windows XP Professional with all vendor patches installed and all vendor workarounds applied, is currently affected by one or more Secunia advisories rated Highly critical. This is based on the most severe Secunia advisory, which is marked as “Unpatched” in the Secunia database. Go to Unpatched/Patched list below for details. Currently, 18 out of 66 Secunia advisories, is marked as ‘Unpatched’ in the Secunia database,’ Secunia advises.
A complete list of Patched/Unpatched Secunia Advisories, which affects Microsoft Windows XP Professional is here. If you are using this product, you should be aware of all the Secunia advisories affecting it, in order to secure it.
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