Limited attack potential from Microsoft DNS worm

Friday, 20 April 2007, 12:21 AM EST

While Microsoft has not yet said when it will release a patch to fix an under-attack flaw in its server software, most properly protected servers should not be vulnerable.

"Any machine that gets successfully hit by this is poorly set up," says Ronald O'Brien, a senior security analyst at Sophos, a business security company.

At NetworkWorld.

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