Qualys is promoting its QualysGuard vulnerability assessment product
by offering a week of free vulnerability scans. The company is making
the offer in the wake of recent CERT
advisories concerning IIS.
QualysGuard is a Web-based service that scans networks for
vulnerabilities and provides reports on its findings. Qualys lists
24 targeted services, ranging from MS Front Page and SMB shares to
SNMP and X Window.
According to Qualys, the product scans for over 300 applications and
maintains a database of 1500 vulnerability signatures over 20
Microsoft has released a cumulative security patch, downloadable at
to address the vulnerabilities