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Re: [tlug] OT ["Microsoft Corporation Security Center" <>] Internet Security Update

I have heard anything official on what it is exactly, but someone mentioned
it on bugtraq about a week or so ago.  I'm sort of surprised it isn't making
wider rounds.

On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 11:15:02AM +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Anybody know what this is?  It's presumably a virus, but which one?
> Nice to see them slipping right by that nasty ol' virus scanner
> (issv3).  ;-)

> X-From-Line: Fri Mar 15 06:45:19 2002
> Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 16:32:42 -0500 (EST)
> From: "Microsoft Corporation Security Center" <>
> To: "Microsoft Customer" <''>
> Subject: Internet Security Update
> Reply-To: <>
> Xref: nec:3060
> Microsoft Customer,
>      this is the latest version of security update, the 
> known security vulnerabilities affecting Internet Explorer and 
> MS Outlook/Express as well as six new vulnerabilities, and is 
> discussed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS02-005. Install now to 
> protect your computer from these vulnerabilities, the most serious of which 
> could allow an attacker to run code on your computer.
> Description of several well-know vulnerabilities:
> [yada, yada, yada -- even MS can't be that bad spellers!]

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