[Dshield] New critical Windows vulnerabilities

Rick Klinge rick at jaray.net
Thu Oct 16 00:50:47 GMT 2003


... not the 'msn instant messenger program' ...

The previous 1000 post on the subject is correct.  Disable the "Windows
Messenger Service"

http://www.theeldergeek.com/messenger.htm


~Rick

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Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2003 5:47 PM
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Subject: Re: [Dshield] New critical Windows vulnerabilities


> It's not good enough to leave the messenger service enabled, the netbios
> interface enabled and just block ports 135 - 139, you must disable the
> service and disable netbios.

Better yet, rename and/or delete it.  Then you know that it's gone.  It's in
Program Files.

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