Re: Slammer/Sapphire Worm
From: Whoever (email@example.com)
From: Whoever <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2003 03:19:04 GMT
On Tue, 22 Apr 2003, Brian wrote:
> I remember reading on Microsoft's website that this worm is OLD and they had
> already released a fix a while ago. If this was true, why did it have the
> impact that it did?
1. Many people don't patch.
2. Some reports ahve suggested that some patches:
a. Could not be used because they broke systems.
b. restored the problem.
What I read suggested that MS only issued a complete working patch a few
days before the worm hit.