Microsoft RPC Patch

Posted by on October 23, 2008




There has been a lot of alerts/news out today from several vendors about a new critical vulnerability just announced. 


Please note, many vendors are focusing on the fact that Windows 2000 and Windows XP is affected. 


HOWEVER, it is deeper than that; all Microsoft operating systems are affected.   The article only goes back to Windows 2000 but also covers XP, Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Server 2008.  There is an off-cycle patch from Microsoft already out (usually it’s once per month).  You can get this (and any others you may have missed) by clicking on Start – Windows Update.


http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS08-067.mspx


Even if you have followed the proper best practices for segregation of your network and proper firewall proceedures I HIGHLY recommend getting this patch installed as soon as possible.

   Tagged: 2000, 2003technet, bulletin, firewall, microsoft, patch, RPC, Vista, vulnerability, windows, XP   


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