[Dshield] MS Security patches

Mark Tombaugh mtombaugh at alliedcc.com
Thu Oct 16 22:07:32 GMT 2003


On Thursday 16 October 2003 2:43 pm, WMAVT at aol.com wrote:
> Personally I uninstall Windows Messenger and Outlook Before allowing any
> computer access to the Internet.

Once again, this vulnerability affects the Microsoft "Messenger" service, not 
the Microsoft Windows Messenger chat program. The messenger service is not 
uninstalled, it is disabled through WIndows Management or stopped using "net 
stop messenger".

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   Mark Tombaugh <mtombaugh at alliedcc.com>
   Allied Computer Corporation <http://www.alliedcc.com>
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