WINS

MS09-039: More information about the WINS security bulletin

This morning, we released security update MS09-039 addressing vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Windows Internet Name Service (WINS). In this blog post, we’d like to help you understand the following: What is the risk of this vulnerability? Why is it rated Critical? What is Microsoft doing to prevent a “WINS worm?” What you can do to …

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MS09-008: DNS and WINS Server Security Update in More Detail

After releasing security update MS09-008, we received a number of questions on the WPAD issue (CVE-2009-0093) addressed in the update. There are claims that this update is ineffective. Let me be clear that this update will protect you and it should be deployed as soon as possible. Below is an overview on how the complete …

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