Re: Would a firewall prevent Sasser worm?
From: Thor Kottelin (thor_at_anta.net)
Date: Tue, 04 May 2004 22:32:46 +0300
"Lars M. Hansen" wrote:
> On Tue, 4 May 2004 18:07:15 +0000 (UTC), email@example.com
> >In comp.security.misc Bill Unruh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> Why is port 445 open on his system in the first place?
> >Becouse microsoft has it enabled and vulnerable by default.
> "Vulnerable by default"? What the F*** does that mean?
A default environment is one which is in effect if no substitute is
explicitly selected. Vulnerability means the presence of a weakness which is
exposed to attack. I'm leaving it to you to combine these definitions.
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