Microsoft Security Advisory: Increased threat for the DNS spoofing vulnerability

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INTRODUCTION
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956189 Some services may not start or may not work correctly on a computer that is running Windows SBS after you install the DNS Server security update 953230 (MS08-037)
956188 You experience issues with UDP-dependent network services after you install DNS Server service security update 953230 (MS08-037)
956190 DNS queries that are sent across a firewall do not use random source ports after you install security update 953230 (MS08-037)
953230 MS08-037: Vulnerabilities in DNS could allow spoofing
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Article ID: 956187 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 02:37:46 - Revision: 1.2

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