Re: Microsoft releases critical fix that breaks their own software!

From: Benjamin Bodenheim (benjamin.bodenheim@med.nyu.edu)
Date: 06/13/02


Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 11:02:37 -0400
From: Benjamin Bodenheim <benjamin.bodenheim@med.nyu.edu>
To: Geoff Shively <gshively@pivx.com>, bugtraq@securityfocus.com

I have no problem just tested it out and it works

----- Original Message -----
From: "Geoff Shively" <gshively@pivx.com>
To: <bugtraq@securityfocus.com>
Cc: "Focus on Microsoft Mailing List" <FOCUS-MS@SECURITYFOCUS.COM>
Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2002 1:58 AM
Subject: Microsoft releases critical fix that breaks their own software!

> 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
>
>