[LINK] Another MS vulnerability...
Tue, 06 Jun 2000 16:54:48 +0930
Rick Welykochy wrote:
> I do not ask this for *nix users, since part of that culture
> is to respond to, download and install security updates
> on a regular basis. Of course, this will change as the
> great masses move away from Windoze to *nix platforms
> as they become more accessible.
That future is here.
You should have a look at the occassional samples of Apache
and BIND DNS versions done by Netcraft and Bill Manning of
It wasn't that long ago that egrariously unpatched versions
of Linux and Solaris were used to mount the distributed
denial of service attacks.
Even now we have a big hole in the majordomo e-mail list
manager, I'd doubt that few of them are patched yet.
Glen Turner Network Engineer
(08) 8303 3936 Australian Academic and Research Network
Earth is a single point of failure