Microsoft to announce TCP DoS patch today?

Microsoft has announced that at 1 PM Pacific they will issue an "out of band" security patch.  Meaning, of course, that this is in addition to the regularily scheduled once-a-month patch Tuesday releases. 

For the best ever description of full TCP connection denial of service attacks read this post by Fyoder (really Gordon Lyon).

Update:  I was wrong. Here is a better link for following the progress of the TCP issues.  Thanks Robert! 

  Cisco has announced that they are checking into the recent claims of TCP vulnerabilities, maybe Microsoft is releasing a patch to address it. 

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