Cisco response to Cisco VPN Client under XP

From: Kayne Ian (Softlab) (Ian.Kayne@softlab.co.uk)
Date: 04/25/02


From: "Kayne Ian (Softlab)" <Ian.Kayne@softlab.co.uk>
To: Vuln-Dev <VULN-DEV@SECURITYFOCUS.COM>
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2002 08:41:03 +0100

Hey all,
        About 2 weeks ago I posted a mail re: the Cisco VPN client telling
users to disable driver signing. The mail made it's way to Cisco, below is
the response I received. Just FYI in case you're interested.

Ian Kayne
Technical Specialist - IT Solutions
Softlab Ltd - A BMW Company

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pete Davis [mailto:psd@cisco.com]
> Sent: 25 April 2002 00:06
> To: Ian.Kayne@softlab.co.uk
> Subject: RE: (Case #???????)
>
>
> Ian,
>
> We attempted to tell people to ignore the messages in the
> past, but rather
> than ignoring them, they would accidentally say NO to one of
> them and cause
> the client to break on their machine, thus opening up support
> cases - in
> addition, they would receive annoying warnings every time
> various network
> binding activity happened on their machine. After receiving
> complaints for a
> year about this, we finally decided to do something until MS
> would sign our
> driver. The solution to problem is that v3.6 (release in August) will
> include signed drivers and this will be removed.
>
> Best Regards,
> -pete
>

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