Microsoft releases patch for SNMP security flaw

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  1. javacool

    javacool BrightFort Moderator

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    The following is couresty of SecurityNewsPortal.com:

    The patch is available for Windows 2000 and XP.

    The link is available in the quote above.


    Enjoy!  :D
     
  2. Zhen-Xjell

    Zhen-Xjell Security Expert

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    Re: Microsoft releases patch for SNMP security fla

    Thanks.. you know, I saw that last night and it didn't occur to me to post it.  ;)
     
  3. Checkout

    Checkout Security Rhinoceros

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    Re: Microsoft releases patch for SNMP security fla

    Er...should I, as an individual home XP user, be concerned at all and apply this patch?  That isn't clear to me.
     
  4. spy1

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    Re: Microsoft releases patch for SNMP security fla

    Hi, Checkout!

    "Microsoft provides an implementation of SNMP for all versions of Windows except Windows ME. The company said the protocol is not included in the operating system by default."

    So, that sort of seems to me that you should see if your system's vulnerable and apply the patch.

    Check this thread for vulnerablity-checkers: http://www.security-pro.co.uk/yabb/YaBB.pl?board=osif;action=display;num=1013858367

    I can't see where it would hurt to apply the patch - but then again, with MS patches, ya' never know! Pete
     
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