Debian attacker may have used new exploit

JoeHill joehill-rieW9WUcm8FFJ04o6PK0Fg at
Wed Dec 3 10:22:56 UTC 2003

On Wed, 3 Dec 2003 00:22:29 -0500
Chris Keelan <rufmetal-MwcKTmeKVNQ at> wrote:

> Ask yourself: if this were a certain proprietary company, would this
> news leak out so quickly, and would said organization publish a detailed
> post-mortem as soon as one is available?

There's no "if". Microsoft actually got seriously pissed recently when news of
*seven* new vulnerabilities, two of them critical, was released to the general
public rather than being privately and secretly notified themselves.

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