[unisog] Argh

Pascal Meunier pmeunier at cerias.purdue.edu
Fri Aug 22 15:42:32 GMT 2003


In case this helps:
it's for another patch (ms03-032) but Secunia offers an online test to see
if you are vulnerable.  Can be handy when IE crashes near the end of running
Windows Update, and then you wonder if the patch has been applied or not...

Secunia Vulnerability test:
http://www.secunia.com/ms03-032/

Secunia Advisory:
http://www.secunia.com/advisories/9580/

Cheers,
Pascal Meunier, Ph.D., M.Sc., CISSP
Assistant Research Scientist
Purdue University CERIAS

On 8/22/03 9:41 AM, "Barbara Inzina" <binzina at mbl.edu> wrote:

> Confirm.  We are seeing similar results.  In addition, the Windows Update
> process has trashed a number of OS's, mostly WinXP machines that were
> upgraded from 2000.
> 
> _______________________________________________
> Barbara Inzina
> Network Manager
> MBL
> _______________________________________________
> 
> 
> Phillip G Deneault wrote:
>> 
>> So this Microsoft Patch MS03-026... It might be me, in my sleepless trek
>> through switches and buildings to keep Blaster and its variants at bay,
>> but it seems to not be totally doing the job at preventing the virus from
>> infecting hosts.
>> 
>> And I heard a nasty little rumor today that some people are saying that
>> the patch only actually patches about 60% of the time.
>> 
>> I don't wanna panic anyone, but can anyone confirm this?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Phil
>> 
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