What should I do about the Microsoft FTP IIS vulnerability?

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Open IT ForumMicrosoft announced its next patch Tuesday fix will cover five critical issues, but a fix for the FTP Service in Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.0 vulnerability. What are you doing, if anything, to protect your systems since malicious code is already circulating?

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Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)

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We disabled FTP and only use it when absolutely necessary and even then with authenticated accounts only. The FTP service is then disabled again when no longer needed.

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  • Kevin Beaver
    Good idea/approach Labnuke99...goes back to the "only enable the services you need" principle of security. Staying current with patches, of course, helps too.
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