Misplaced flamewar... WAS: RE: in case nobody else noticed it, there was a mail worm released today

: Also, for reference to other people - the preview pane does *not*
: the execution of attachments unless they're double-clicked on and
: acknowledged. Again - we're not talking about another OS or Outlook
: exploit, only a stupid user exploit.

The "feature" has been fixed but it **did** at one point run apps.

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Right, and at multiple points bind and sendmail allowed the execution of
code from remote systems without the system owner interacting at all.
What's that got to do with today?

: What's that got to do with today?

I might be reaching here, but I understand some people never upgrade or patch.