WMF exploit vs. Windows 98 again…

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006

If you’ve visited here in the last few days, you’ll have noticed that I’ve been trying to test the WMF exploit against a Windows 98 Virtual machine since January 1st. I initially started out with a default install, which didn’t work, (for the exploit), then added irfanview (didn’t work), tried the exploit as a jpg, [...]

Windows 98 and the WMF exploit

Monday, January 2nd, 2006

I’ve seen breathless headlines that say “Windows PCs face ‘huge’ virus threat; Affects every MICROSOFT OS shipped since 1990…” and really would like to try to clarify (again) what the situation is. Yes, the bug or vulnerability that’s currently being exploited exists as far back as Windows 3.0, but as far as I can tell [...]

Lotus Notes WMF vulnerability

Friday, December 30th, 2005

This is really the same zero-day wmf vulnerability, but there is a twist. It’s been found that Lotus Notes v. 6.x and up are vulnerable to the Windows Meta File (WMF) exploit that’s making the rounds. Probably not surprising given that there are reports of many vectors of attack, not JUST the web browser. What [...]

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