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Au79
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      03-18-2006
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA

.... "I eagerly await due reprimend [sic] from Microsoft for not disclosing
this vulnerability in a manner that benefits them most," Zalewski said
in his Bugtraq ...

<http://www.informationweek.com/security/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=183700672&subSection=V iruses+and+Patches>
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Rich Wilson
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      03-19-2006

"Au79" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
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> ... "I eagerly await due reprimend [sic] from Microsoft for not disclosing
> this vulnerability in a manner that benefits them most," Zalewski said
> in his Bugtraq ...
>
> <http://www.informationweek.com/security/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=183700672&subSection=V iruses+and+Patches>


I'm with MS on that one. It'd be in everyone's interest if the person who
discovered the bug gave MS a headstart over the people who might want to
exploit it.


 
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Walter Mautner
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      03-19-2006
Rich Wilson wrote:
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<http://www.informationweek.com/security/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=183700672&subSection=V iruses+and+Patches>
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> I'm with MS on that one. It'd be in everyone's interest if the person who
> discovered the bug gave MS a headstart over the people who might want to
> exploit it.


"There are no known work-arounds, and Microsoft did not immediately respond
to questions about its plans for the vulnerability."

Obviously Microsoft has been informed but probably due to corporate policies
and yet missing authorization from the PHBs, no response yet, as usual.
I am certain they are working on a fix but ...
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