AW: [Full-Disclosure] GROUP CONSIDERING SUIT AGAINST MICROSOFT OV ER SLAMMER VIRUS
dufresne at winternet.com
Tue Feb 4 15:38:53 GMT 2003
M$ had a patch out for 6+ months. And the advisory out for that period of
time hinted strongly at port 1434 being an issue to be dealt with. Sounds
like the bases might have been covered by this vendor, though 3rd party SW
warnings might not have been strong enough.
On Tue, 4 Feb 2003 vogt at hansenet.com wrote:
> > While I'm in favor of holding manufactures responsible, did
> > they not issue a
> > recall and a solution? While I'm on the subject, is any1
> > else annoyed with
> > RH 8.0?
> Actually, the point of this korean group is that NO effective
> recall was made, and no acceptable solution offered. When
> you make cars that blow up spontaneously, posting "oops" and
> "please don't turn right with our model ABC" to your website
> may not be enough.
> I'm not a windows user, so I can't tell who is right, but if
> you call someone a troll, at least try to know what you're
> talking about first.
> These guys do seem to have a point, and a kind of "minimum
> requirements" for how and when to offer security updates may
> not be the worst thing to happen.
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