[Dshield] Infocon Yellow

Aaron Lewis aaron at adldatacomm.net
Sat Aug 13 02:24:35 GMT 2005


Ya know I wonder why that link they tell you to use on your website never
changes status color.

http://isc.sans.org/images/status.gif

found on http://isc.sans.org/infocon.php

ADL

> -----Original Message-----
> From: list-bounces at lists.dshield.org
> [mailto:list-bounces at lists.dshield.org]On Behalf Of Johannes
> B. Ullrich
> Sent: Friday, August 12, 2005 9:48 PM
> To: list at lists.dshield.org
> Subject: [Dshield] Infocon Yellow
>
>
>
>
> Due to a number of very well working Windows exploits for
> this weeks patch
> set, and the zero-day Veritas exploit, we decided to turn the
> infocon to
> yellow.
>
> Advice: Use the weekend to patch ALL WINDOWS SYSTEMS. It may be
> worthwhile to
> consider accelerated deployment of the patches even to
> critical systems
> if the
> weekend is slow anyway. Backup Exec should be firewalled or
> disabled at
> this point.
>
> Note: Consider unprotected internet facing machines infected at this
> point if they do not have this weeks patches applied. Patch and handle
> them with extra care.
>
> --
> ---------
> Johannes Ullrich                        jullrich at sans.org
> Chief Research Officer                     (617) 639 5000
> http://isc.sans.org
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>
> "We use [isc.sans.org] every day to keep on top of
>  security at our bank" Matt, Network Administrator.
>
>



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