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Re: On-going Internet Emergency and Domain Names (kill this thread)

  • From: Gadi Evron
  • Date: Sun Apr 01 00:30:34 2007

On Sat, 31 Mar 2007, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> >> There is a current on-going Internet emergency: a critical 0day
> >> vulnerability currently exploited in the wild threatens numerous 
> >> desktop
> >> systems which are being compromised and turned into bots,
> I feel very strongly that this is just 
> yet-another-Windows-vulnerability.
> If I wanted to read about Windows vulnerabilities, then I would be 
> subscribed to whatever list that is.
> As such, it really has no place on nanog.
> I don't want to have this list clogged every time some moron has his 
> Windows 2000 / IIS v5.x site hacked.
> Further, you are suggesting that everyone else pay the freight for what 
> are Microsoft's security problems.
> This "Internet Emergency" doesn't appear to be a problem on 
> Linux/OSX/Solaris; nor have I read about Cisco IOS or CatOS, or 
> Juniper's OS having problems either.
> I actually signed up to post instead of just lurking, specifically to 
> ask you all to kill this thread.
> If the list feels otherwise, and that it is of interest and within 
> nanog guidelines, then I acquiesce, respecting the greater wisdom of 
> the list.

You do realize this post is not about Microsoft or IE 0days, right?


> --Patrick