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Windows Firewall flaw may hide open ports


Eric the Red:

--- Quote ---A flaw in Windows Firewall may prevent users from seeing all the open network ports on a Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 computer.

The flaw manifests itself in the way the security application handles some entries in the Windows Registry, Microsoft said in a security advisory published Wednesday. The Windows Registry stores PC settings and is a core part of the operating system.
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Full details and link to Microsoft briefing at:

CNET news report


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