[Dshield] Microsoft Patch

John Hardin johnh at aproposretail.com
Thu Sep 18 21:05:32 GMT 2003


On Thu, 2003-09-18 at 13:40, Josh wrote:
> Guy Barnum wrote:
> 
> >Did anyone else recieve an email from microsoft with an attached exe containing the latest security patch?
>
> We've had loads of these coming to some of the users here. Time to write 
> *another* email to the whole company mentioning that no, Microsoft isn't 
> going to send you a patch via email...

Why not block this garbage at the mail server?

<plug type="shameless">
http://www.impsec.org/email-tools/procmail-security.html
</plug>

...I read the advisory that was posted, and thought "another
executable-attachment attack. *yawn*" :)

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