Open Source, Advocacy Linked to Latest Windows Exploit
Jan 02, 2006, 14:30 (5 Talkback[s])
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internetnews.com: Windows 0-Day Exploit Helped by Open
"Even before many security firms and even Microsoft issued
advisories for the recent zero day Windows Metafile exploit, the
open source Metasploit tool was allowing users to make hay with the
"So is Metasploit helping to spread the zero day outbreak, or is
it helping security professionals to protect against it? The answer
Linux-Watch: Reason 373 to Dump Windows: The WMF Flaw
"Why should you dump Windows for Linux?
"Well, there's Microsoft's security-hole-of-the-month-club,
which far too many people have got compliants about.
"And then there's the WMF (Windows Metafile Format) hole..."