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RE: Virus Update

  • From: Roeland Meyer (E-mail)
  • Date: Thu May 04 16:43:09 2000

AFAICT, Frontpage server extentions, under many flavors of *nix, can also execute VBS files, as can the ChiliSoft ASP stuff.

BTW, VSD files are Visio drawings. You want to block VBS files.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
> Eric A. Hall
> Sent: Thursday, May 04, 2000 11:08 AM
> To: Branden R. Williams
> Cc: nanog@merit.edu; bugtraq@securityfocus.com
> Subject: Re: Virus Update
> 
> 
> 
> 
> > I would assume that if you are not on a Windows platform that you
> > are not affected.
> 
> You are safe from most of these as long as you don't use a mailer that
> wantonly executes VB script. Outlook for Windows is the specific
> culprit, not Windows.
> 
> -- 
> Eric A. Hall                                            
> ehall@ehsco.com
> +1-650-685-0557                                    
> http://www.ehsco.com






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