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Re: [Full-disclosure] MS seems to live in the past

From: ghost <ghosts_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Jan 23 2009 - 06:11:26 GMT
To: Paul Szabo <psz@maths.usyd.edu.au>


Did you really just post this? ...really?

Take this garbage to fun-sec, where it's the exact opposite of fun-sec but quite appropriate.

On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 3:46 PM, Paul Szabo <psz@maths.usyd.edu.au> wrote:
> Just cute, probably no security implications...
>
> I am in the habit of regularly checking for new stuff on the
> "Microsoft Security Advisories" website
> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/default.mspx
> Up until a few days ago, it said "Updated December 30, 2008"
> or somesuch; cannot remember what the last advisory was, probably
> something about SSL certificates.
>
> Checking this morning, it says "Updated: October 23, 2008" and the
> last advisory shown there or on
> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/archive.mspx
> is dated 14 Oct. For example, the advisory
> Microsoft Security Advisory (960906)
> Vulnerability in WordPad Text Converter Could Allow Remote Code Execution
> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/960906.mspx
> is missing.
>
> Did MS revert into the past? (Did their server crash, was replaced
> with a not-so-hot-spare, or recovered from old backups?)
>
> Cheers,
>
> Paul Szabo psz_at_maths.usyd.edu.au http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au/u/psz/
> School of Mathematics and Statistics University of Sydney Australia
>
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