Worm hole found in Windows 2000

August 03, 2005


Worm hole found in Windows 2000 | CNET News.com: "The vulnerability in Microsoft's operating system could enable remote intruders to enter a PC via its Internet Protocol address, Marc Maiffret, chief hacking officer at eEye Digital Security, said on Wednesday. As no action on the part of the computer user is required, the flaw could easily be exploited to create a worm attack, he noted.

What may be particularly problematic with this unpatched security hole is that a work-around is unlikely, he said."

This looks to be a little worrisome... We'll just have to take a wait and see approach to what happens with this. Sometimes you have to always remember that there are huge holes out there that just aren't found yet.. and hopefully, the people who do find them are responsible people who won't take advantage (like eEye, who won't release any details until a patch is avaliable).