Schools using certain versions of Microsoft's web server software are encouraged to download a patch the company issued April 10 to fix ten newly discovered security flaws, the most serious of which could let a hacker take over web servers running the software in question.

The flaws affect the last three versions of Microsoft's Internet Information Server and Internet Information Services software, which are run on millions of computers worldwide. Weaknesses in the same Microsoft software allowed the Code Red and Nimda worms to spread across the internet last year.


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