Re: NEW - Security Flaw In Windows XP... (and 2000/2003)
From: Bob H (ylp17410_at_comcast.net)
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 14:09:30 GMT
Actually Microsoft DID NOT discover the additional vulnerability. It was uncovered by independent security groups.
But THEY SHOULD HAVE!!
"Marc Liron" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
: My site has been receiving a lot of email about the new
: security vulnerability to users of XP (and NT4/2000/2003)
: Some of the folks writing to me are confused about this
: issue as it relates to the flaw in XP's DCOM/RPCSS
: Microsoft have already issued a patch under KB823980 for
: a known security threat. (Those that did not apply this
: patch are the ones who were hit by the MSBlaster worm!)
: However, Microsoft have discovered THREE more flaws that
: could lead to another similar worm attacking tens of
: thousands of users!
: Users need to patch their systems against any potential
: Threat exploiting these new DCOM/RPCSS flaws.
: I have posted the following article in response to the
: amount of interest in this subject.
: The new patch is under KB824146 - released 10th Sept 2003
: Kind Regards
: Marc Liron