Show of 8-16-2003

  • Tech Talk Guests
    • Paul Renard, Dean, School of Information Systems, Stratford University
    • Dr. Adil Rajput, Program Director, Stratford School of Graduate Studies
    • Dr. George C. Blankenship. Jr., Adjunct Faculty, Stratford University
  • MSBlast (LoveSans) Worm Attacks Microsoft
    • Worm exploited buffer overflow vulnerability in Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
    • RPC vulnerability is found Windows2003, WindowsXP, Windows2000, WindowsNT
    • Worm forced host machine to reboot every 100 seconds and launched a Distributed Denial of Service Attach on Microsoft’s Update Website
    • Once installed in a new host, the program scans the Internet for other vulnerable hosts using Port 135
    • For complete instructions for dealing with this virus, email msblast@stratford.edu to received an autoresponse.