[Dshield] Windows 2000 users: "Patch now or else..."

Aaron Lewis aaron at adldatacomm.net
Fri Aug 12 23:12:00 GMT 2005


Yeah well if it was possible to path a Dell Poweredge without corrupting the
OS it would be a lot nicer to do so.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: list-bounces at lists.dshield.org
> [mailto:list-bounces at lists.dshield.org]On Behalf Of Fergie (Paul
> Ferguson)
> Sent: Friday, August 12, 2005 6:41 PM
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> Subject: [Dshield] Windows 2000 users: "Patch now or else..."
>
>
> Ryan Naraine writes in eWeek:
>
> [snip]
>
> Windows 2000 users, patch now or else...
>
> That's the blunt warning from Microsoft Corp.'s security
> response center after "detailed exploit code" for a wormable
> flaw started circulating on underground security Web sites.
>
> The software maker rushed out an advisory late Thursday night
> to warn that unpatched Windows 2000 users are at the biggest
> risk of a PC takeover attack.
>
> Ziff Davis Internet News has confirmed the existence of at
> least five exploits targeting several different
> vulnerabilities patched by Microsoft earlier this week.
>
> The one that worries Microsoft the most is the exploit for
> the Plug and Play vulnerability addressed in the MS05-039 bulletin.
>
> [snip]
>
> http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1847756,00.asp
>
> See also:
>
> "Hackers Said To Be Close To Windows 2000 Worm"
> http://www.techweb.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=168601306
>
> - ferg
>
>
> --
> "Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
>  Engineering Architecture for the Internet
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