tech support being flooded due to IE 0day

Richard A Steenbergen ras at e-gerbil.net
Fri Sep 22 01:01:51 UTC 2006


On Thu, Sep 21, 2006 at 08:06:13PM -0500, Gadi Evron wrote:
> 
> Hi guys, several ISP's are experiencing a flood of calls from customers
> who get failed installations of the recent IE 0day - VML - (vgx.dll).
> 
> If you are getting such floods too, this is why.
> 
> This is currently discussed on the [email protected] list, as raised by Cox, and I
> figured I will float it out here.
> 
> No patch is currently available from Microsoft, workaround are available.

Ok I'll admit I've been reading less and less of this godforsaken list 
with each passing day, but at what point did we change the name to North 
American Network Tech Support Operators Group? Was the memo distributed 
via HTML e-mail only or something? Maybe it was redacted from the archives 
so I didn't see it...

Seriously Gadi, what *possible* relevence could this have to network 
operations?

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