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Stefanie Ploof <[log in to unmask]>
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Technology Discussion at UVM <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 20 Jan 2006 09:20:11 -0500
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Microsoft has acknowledged a wi-fi security flaw in their operating
system, but will not offer a patch until 2007 when Windows XP SP3 is
released:

http://newsletters.zdnetuk.cneteu.net/t/103590/1882716/78546/0/
http://news.zdnet.co.uk/internet/security/0,39020375,39247302,00.htm
http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/windows/0,39020396,39247733,00.htm

If you follow the chain of ZDNets you'll see that Vista is taking
priority over XP SP3, hence the delay.


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Stefanie Ploof
CIT Client Services
CALS Information Technology Office
University of Vermont, Burlington

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