With Every Patch Tuesday there is a Black Wednesday
With all the patches for MS yesterday, several new proof-of-concepts and exploit codes were published (they're not just for Microsoft anymore).
MS05-16 - Windows Shell Vulnerability
MS05-17 - Message Queueing Vulnerability
Oracle Buffer Overflows
which is patchable.
which is not patchable as of right now.
and for you Visual C++, OllyDbg, WinDbg users.
is so you Linux-based malware analysts don't feel left out from the fun.
These exploits have been brought to you be the number 0 and the letters w and n.
Juniper has updated their notification to state that they do not user PMTUD for BGP sessions. Therefore, if you can filter or disable SQuench you may not have an ICMP BGP vulnerability.
COAST (adware-spware) is toast
The Consortium Of Anti-Spyware Technology vendors (COAST) has ceased operations and their website will go away on Tax Day (April 15th). No explanation is given.
Virus Spreading through MSN?
Messages will refer you to a URL similar to http://www.reallybadpeople.fakeTLDemail@example.com (not a real URL) that will then download some malware to your machine and then proceed to propogate its funness. This just came in and haven't had the chance to reverse engineer it to see more precisely what it does, but its standard fare. Download bad file, trick user into running bad file, "Dude, you're getting pwn3d!".
We've had several reports today at various times that Comcast was having troubles. Turns out they were.
(Connection to the Internet is currently unavailable. Our technicians are aware of the situation and are working to resolve the issue. This outage was logged at : 4/13/2005 6:47:00 PM EDT.)
bambenek - at - gmail.com
Apr 14th 2005
1 decade ago