Did Microsoft pull an Ilfak? Microsofts patch under a magnifying glass
So, Microsoft released a patch ahead of schedule. We can only applaud that. But what does that patch do? Exactly what Ilfak Guilfanov’s patch did, only he built it in a few hours (plus some testing).
Microsoft disallowed SETABORT. Same as Ilfak’s… rearranged a bit. See for yourselves below. If that is the best solution, we see no harm in that either. It just seems that MS06-001 is Ilfak’s patch in a prettier outfit.
We understand the need for extensive testing, so the time differential in this case can be accepted. And yet… SecuriTeam Blogs » Did Microsoft pull an Ilfak? Microsoft’s patch under a magnifying glass
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