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Direct patch download links for MS10-002 KB978207

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Microsoft had released the out of band patch to resolve Internet Explorer vulnerabilities, see KB978207 and MS10-002 for additional details. The patches for IE6, IE7, and IE8 are available on Windows Update and Microsoft Update.  Unfortunately for me, our business proxy blocks access to these sites.  We also have to go through a corporate vulnerability rating process, […]

Vista x86 patch to address 4GB+ of RAM

by File in: Windows

Remko Weijnen has released a kernel patch that allows x86 versions of Windows Vista to address more that 4GB of RAM.  I’m going to try it on my home Vista PC tonight.  The patch has been tested with SP1 and SP2. Remko explains how his patch works, and states that the reason why Vista x86 can’t […]

MS08-067 vulnerability, exploit, and reverse engineering in detail

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Since Microsoft released the out of band patch detailed in MS08-067 yesterday, an exploit and worm have already been developed and seen in the wild.  Dave Aitel announced the exploit yesterday in his DailyDave mailing list. SecurityFocus has the exploit available for download here.  Alexander has also published his decompiled version of the vulnerable function.  Stephenl […]

VMware Express Patch for ESX and ESXi 3.5 now available

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Yesterday I wrote that VMware was promising a patch by noon PDT today to address their licensing issue that caused version 3.5 Update 2 ESX and ESXi machines not to power on, suspended machines not to leave suspended mode, and machines not be able to be migrated via Vmotion.  Well, VMware has released patches for both systems ahead […]

Novell has released patches for DNS cache poisoning vulnerability

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Novell has released patches for novell-bind on OES2 and named.nlm on Netware that address the deficiencies in the DNS protocol and common DNS implementations that facilitate DNS cache poisoning attacks described in CVE-2008-1447.    Patches for bind running on SuSE Enterprise Linux Server (SLES) 9 and 10, plus openSUSE 10.2, 10.3, and 11.0 were released previously.    […]

Identifying and Clearing Groupwise GWIA Queues of Corrupt Messages

by File in: Groupwise, troubleshooting

When the Groupwise GWIA gateway has problems sending or receiving mail, it’s often the result of a corrupt message clogging up a queue. The easiest way to troubleshoot the problem and restore mail flow is often to down the GWIA and rename the queue folders. To accomplish this on a Netware server you can stop […]