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From Evelio Quiros <>
Subject Re: Capturing an unpatched Windows XP image
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2012 14:58:09 GMT
Can anyone comment on this please ?
Al Q

On 8/7/12 2:44 PM, "Evelio Quiros" <> wrote:

>Sorry, used the wrong subject line before:
>>Hello group,
>>I may have mentioned this before, so bear with me.
>>I would like to deploy an unpatched Windows XP OS for a hacking class.
>>This is used as a target to launch several well-known exploits by
>>The problem is when I try to configure Cygwin, I get a failure in setting
>>the Windows Firewall.
>>That is because there is no Windows Firewall in this early version of XP.
>>Is there a known fix for this ? Can I 'safely' (relatively) comment out
>>the sections of the config file that deal with the Firewall ?
>>I know this is an unsafe system, but that's the point. We need this to
>>show students the importance of updating their OS and protecting
>>themselves from attack.
>>Any idea how I can capture this unpatched image ?
>>Al Quiros
>>Florida International University

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