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MS08-030 - Critical (if you do not run bluetooth?)
From: "Eggleston, Mark" <meggleston () healthpart com>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 10:08:25 -0400

What are folks doing about this patch:

"MS08-030 - Critical
Vulnerability in Bluetooth Stack Could Allow Remote Code Execution
(951376)
* This vulnerability only affects systems with Bluetooth capability."

Given the classic risk formula (Risk = Threat x Vulnerability) it is
logical to determine that if your desktops do not have Bluetooth
functionality and user's cannot install such devices, the attack vector
is cut off, so the threat is mostly non-existent, thereby making the
risk negligible.  

I am leaning towards patching as just part of good patch management
hygiene, but what would you do if you have no intention to deploy
Bluetooth on your devices?  

Regards,

Mark

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