Re: Latest Security Update No. 811493

From: B. Goodman (no_at_spam.org)
Date: 04/28/03


Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 12:41:58 -0400


In article <MPG.1910976d8bb4cdda9896f9@msnews.microsoft.com>,
no@spam.org says...
> In article <06be01c30915$99177380$3001280a@phx.gbl>,
> lwittrock@hotmail.com says...
> [snip]
> > I remove 811493 and everything is fine. I reinstall it and
> > cannot get onto the web again.
> >
> > Any ideas??
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> PC World (among others) has a brief report of this problem:
> http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,110385,00.asp
>
> Of particular interest is the following excerpt:
> Microsoft is aware of the issue and is investigating it, said Stephen
> Toulouse, a security program manager with Microsoft's security response
> center.
>
> However, I challenge any of you to find ANY mention of this problem on
> the MS web site or knowledge base. Yes, I am sure they are AWARE of the
> problem. But why won't they even MENTION it on their site? Two words:
>
> Trustworthy Computing(TM)
>
> Have a nice day.
>
Well, Microsoft now has a KB article, 819634, but it was NOT easy to
find. Go to their KB and try to search for Win XP issues relating to
811493. Good luck finding it.



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