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RE: Windows SUS Question
From: "Alex Lomas" <alex () alexlomas com>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 22:27:30 +0100

AU checks for Microsoft's certificate - if it doesn't match then AU deletes
the downloaded update. 

-----Original Message-----
From: paralleluniverse [mailto:paralleluniverse () ev1 net] 
Sent: 16 April 2004 03:30
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: Windows SUS Question

Security of Auto Updates:

Re: Windows Update:
Are the auto-update procedures particularly susceptible to mischief?
If the Reg values for WUServer was, in fact,
What if the DCOM vulnerability had been used to drop these reg keys instead
of dropping a worm.
What, do you think, are the protections within the client to determine a
clever substitute and prevent? Ditto for all Auto Updates.
Ron Cohen

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