Re: Windows vulnerability vs Linux vulnerability [Re: Would a firewall
Date: Thu, 06 May 2004 20:35:24 GMT
On Thu, 06 May 2004 12:10:53 -0400, Rowland spoketh
>1. So security patches are a bad thing? In that case, don't install any!
No, the patches are not bad, but there's a correlation between
vulnerabilities and patches that you're missing. Usually, there's a
patch for a vulnerability, thus by counting patches one can approximate
the number of vulnerabilities.
Lars M. Hansen
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