Bugs with no bite

Tuesday, 22 May 2007, 12:09 AM EST

The dirty little secret about security bugs is not every single vulnerability that gets reported is exploitable -- meaning there are some that an attacker can't use against you. So how do you know which threats to patch right away and which to ignore?

There's no real formula for this, and even some security experts are divided on which bugs are not actually exploitable.

At Dark Reading.

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