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From: Ken at KRvW.com (Kenneth R. van Wyk)
Subject: Another Low Blow From Microsoft: MBSA Failure!

Valdis.Kletnieks@...edu wrote:

>Remember - if the exploit works, you have a problem.  Failure of the
>exploit to work does NOT mean you don't have a problem - somebody with
>a different version that has a critical offset set to 4 more or less
>may make swiss cheese of your network.
>  
>
Yes, excellent point.  Phrased somewhat differently, software testing 
only detects the presence
of a problem, not the absence of one.  I believe that that subtle but 
oh-so-important point is
not understood far too often.

Cheers,

Ken van Wyk
-- 
KRvW Associates, LLC
CERT? Certified Computer Security Incident Handler
http://www.KRvW.com


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