University of Rochester

Service Request Forms

Student Email

Training Guides and Reference Materials

Leadership and Staff Job Opportunities

Student Job Opportunities

IT Emergency Notification System

 Security Reports:

05/07/04 00:00: Eudora vulnerability

Message: There has been a new vulnerability discovered in certain versions of Eudora, a popular email client, that can lead to system compromise through specially crafted URLs in the body of a message. For more information, check out the vulnerability at In general, the following practices should be followed: Never open attachments that you weren't expecting without at least verifying they were legitimate. This includes links to web-sites or other types of attached documents. The verification can involve either e-mailing back the sender and asking, calling the sender, or some other means of verification. In the case of anything claiming to be from or something similar, you can always call the ITS Center at 5-2000. Always keep your system up-to-date with patches. The various software makers usually keep a web-site up for their customers to update software. Microsoft's main site is at