[Dshield] Mydoom (A, B) and Doomjuice.A Worm Removal Tool (KB836528), 2/13/2004

Micheal Patterson micheal at tsgincorporated.com
Sun Feb 15 01:27:40 GMT 2004



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joseph Stahley 3rd" <jestahley3 at cox.net>
To: "'General DShield Discussion List'" <list at dshield.org>
Sent: Saturday, February 14, 2004 4:03 PM
Subject: RE: [Dshield] Mydoom (A,B) and Doomjuice.A Worm Removal Tool
(KB836528), 2/13/2004


> Gee a day late and a lot of dollars short..How long has Mydoom been out?
And
> MS just released a tool to fix it yesterday..Kinda makes you wonder what
> they are really doing at MS..Sad part is that it does not show up in
windows
> update..Now how many people really know where to look for it besides
admins.
> If you're the average consumer windows update is your vehicle for getting
> updates and if it ain't there, then all those systems remain bugged.
Didn't
> MS develop a strategy for getting windows update, sus, shavlik's hfnet
check
> and mbsa to be on the same page when it came to updates..Wonder what is
> taking so long?
>
> Joe
>


It won't show up in Windows Update unless the system is infected and needs
it. On the SUS servers, it's an available update to install. But, well, you
can't install it because you can't accept the license. So, it's wasted
effort (OH MY!) to release it for SUS use.

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Micheal Patterson
Network Administration
TSG Incorporated
405-917-0600




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