Microsoft releases critical fix that breaks their own software!

From: Geoff Shively (gshively@pivx.com)
Date: 06/13/02


From: "Geoff Shively" <gshively@pivx.com>
To: <bugtraq@securityfocus.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 22:58:31 -0700

What classic MS, their newest critical alert dealing with the Gopher Root
Vulnerability discussed on Security Focus last week
[http://online.securityfocus.com/news/464] seems to break windows media
player.

Is there any validity to this- and, does their fix work?

More info on the microsoft critical alert:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/
bulletin/MS02-027.asp
More info on the breakage: http://www.pivx.com/workaround_fail.html

-masqitz