__/ [ NoNamer ] on Wednesday 10 May 2006 13:10 \__
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Microsoft warns of two 'critical' security flaws
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>> | SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday warned of a "critical"
>> | security flaw in its Windows operating system and another in its
>> | business Exchange software that could allow attackers to take control
>> | of a computer.
> Do I really need to post the *thousands* of bug watches and security
> holes/patches etc. from the linux boards?
,----[ Quote ]
| ..."critical" security flaw in its Windows operating system and another
| in its business Exchange software that could allow attackers to take
| control of a computer.
Surely you choose not to digest the severity of this. Remotely pwning (sic)
a mail server is almost a worst case scenario. We are not talking about
the ability to change wallpapers or even overload large Web sites.