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Microsoft Scrambles To Fill DNS Hole

We talked last week about a Windows Server DNS vulnerability that has had IT hopping -- both hopping to fix it and hopping mad!

Well, folks, Microsoft is on the case, working around the clock to build what observers call a "mega-patch" which could be delivered before next month's Patch Tuesday.

In the meantime, Microsoft suggests blocking port 139, and tweaking IPSec and all your firewalls.

Posted by Doug Barney on April 23, 2007 at 11:52 AM


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