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Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 11:44:03 -0800
From: Lance James <lance.james@...bone.com>
To: "'Valdis.Kletnieks@...edu'" <Valdis.Kletnieks@...edu>,
	Paulo Ferreira <paulof@...lsouth.net>
Cc: bugtraq@...urityfocus.com
Subject: RE: Funny article


Comparing Microsoft days of risk with linux is apples and oranges. Microsoft
OS's are bundled with their products. Linux has distro'd applications from
multiple vendors. Where is their line there? 



-----Original Message-----
From: Valdis.Kletnieks@...edu [mailto:Valdis.Kletnieks@...edu] 
Sent: Wednesday, November 12, 2003 11:09 AM
To: Paulo Ferreira
Cc: bugtraq@...urityfocus.com
Subject: Re: Funny article 

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 05:24:32 CST, Paulo Ferreira <paulof@...lsouth.net>
said:
> "Microsoft Corp. is preparing a major PR assault over Windows' perceived 
> security failings in which it will criticize Linux for taking too long 
> to fix bugs, we have learned."
> 
> http://www.infoworld.com/article/03/11/11/HNmsassault_1.html

Hmm.. and the immediately preceding item I got from bugtraq:

= Frontpage Extensions Remote Command Execution
= http ://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms03-051.asp
....
= Public disclosure on November 11, 2003

....
== Credit ==

Discovered and advised to Microsoft January 30, 2003 by Brett Moore of
Security-Assessment.com

Pot. Kettle. You know the drill.



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