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> Microsoft response: Shrug, oh wait a minute does this vulnerability effect our bottom line?
> OSS community response: We're on it, a fix will be available asap.
Testing takes time. That's why both Microsoft and Mozilla test. A fix being *available* and a fix being *deployable* are not at all the same things. "Just pull the latest build from SVN" is rather noticeably not an option.
> "Any complicated and evolving piece of software will have security
> vulnerabilities all the time." Quoted for truth.
"Any complicated piece of software on an active attack surface will have software vulnerabilities found."
There's a lot of projects that stopped evolving, but still have hidden vulns.