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Re: Security and EOL issues (was RE: WMF Exploit Patch released)
From: Austin Murkland <amurkland () merydion com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2006 11:29:50 -0800

Can anyone else verify Steve Gibson's assertion that this flaw was intentionally placed by Microsoft programmers?

http://www.grc.com/sn/SN-022.htm

Sadler, Connie wrote:
Very well said! I couldn't agree more...

Connie J. Sadler, CM, CISSP, CISM, GIAC GSLC
Director, IT Security, Brown University
Box 1885, Providence, RI 02912
Office: 401-863-7266

-----Original Message-----
From: Steveb () tshore com [mailto:Steveb () tshore com] Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2006 2:41 PM
To: don () videon-central com; schiros () gmail com
Cc: info () footvision com; security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: RE: Security and EOL issues (was RE: WMF Exploit Patch
released)

Hi all,

I must weigh in on this with an analogy.  Asking software companies to
offer free patches to software whose core technologies are considered
out of date by the mainstream industry is like asking Ford Motor company
to offer free airbag installations in all 1920 vintage automobiles.
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