[Dshield] [Fwd: Microsoft CustomerBulletin<aqwuaxuwj_gcezpl@news.com>]

Chris DeVoney chris_devoney at cybercritic.com
Tue Jan 6 17:59:40 GMT 2004


I think the point is that the e-mail was launched by someone, as witnessed
by the updated month and year. Or it's a darn smarter virus than we think.

cdv



> -----Original Message-----
> From: list-bounces at dshield.org 
> [mailto:list-bounces at dshield.org] On Behalf Of Rick Klinge
> Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2004 9:08 AM
> To: 'General DShield Discussion List'
> Subject: RE: [Dshield] [Fwd: Microsoft 
> CustomerBulletin<aqwuaxuwj_gcezpl at news.com>]
> 
> Maybe I missed the prior post?.. But isn't this is a virus 
> that was sent to you.
> 
> http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.bu
> gbros at mm.html
> 
> ~Rick
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: list-bounces at dshield.org
> > [mailto:list-bounces at dshield.org] On Behalf Of Chris Brenton
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2004 9:46 AM
> > To: dshield
> > Subject: [Dshield] [Fwd: Microsoft Customer 
> > Bulletin<aqwuaxuwj_gcezpl at news.com>]
> > 
> > 
> > LOL! So apparently this worm not only updates the moth accordingly, 
> > but the year as well. :)
> > 
> > C
> > 
> > -----Forwarded Message-----
> > From: Microsoft Customer Bulletin <aqwuaxuwj_gcezpl at news.com>
> > To: Partner <hrpmsvkp at news.com>
> > Subject:
> > Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2004 16:19:37 +0100
> > 
> >   Microsoft
> >      All Products |  Support | 
> >    Search |  Microsoft.com Guide 
> >                   Microsoft Home
> >  
> > 
> > Microsoft Partner
> > 
> > this is the latest version of security update, the "January 2004, 
> > Cumulative Patch" update which resolves all known security 
> > vulnerabilities affecting MS Internet Explorer, MS Outlook and MS 
> > Outlook Express as well as three newly discovered vulnerabilities. 
> > Install now to continue keeping your computer secure from these 
> > vulnerabilities, the most serious of which could allow an 
> attacker to 
> > run code on your computer. This update includes the 
> functionality of 
> > all previously released patches.
> > 
> >  System requirements
> > Windows 95/98/Me/2000/NT/XP
> >  This update applies to
> > MS Internet Explorer, version 4.01
> > and later
> > MS Outlook, version 8.00 and later
> > MS Outlook Express, version 4.01 and
> > later
> >  Recommendation
> > Customers should install the patch
> > at the earliest opportunity.
> >  How to install
> > Run attached file. Choose Yes on
> > displayed dialog box.
> >  How to use
> > You don't need to do anything after
> > installing this item.
> > Microsoft Product Support Services and Knowledge Base 
> articles can be 
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