[unisog] scanners for the lastest MS vulnerabilities?

Russell Fulton r.fulton at auckland.ac.nz
Tue Oct 21 20:57:45 GMT 2003


On Wed, 2003-10-22 at 08:49, Mitch Collinsworth wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Oct 2003, Russell Fulton wrote:
> 
> > BTW the IIS tool allows one to scan arbitrary address blocks and can put
> > pop-ups on the screen of vulnerable machines, a feature I won't be using
> > initially but it might be handy later if support people have trouble
> > finding systems.
> 
> Hmm...  How many sites have not already disallowed pop-ups due to
> pop-up spam?  I was looking recently at distributing security
> deficience notifications this way but it turned out to be a non-starter
> for the above reason...

Weblock 135 inbound from the Internet so that stops the spam without
disabling popups.

-- 
Russell Fulton, Network Security Officer, The University of Auckland,
New Zealand.



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