Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 8th Sep 2009 21:58 UTC
Windows We usually don't report on security flaws, unless they're on platforms that usually don't see such flaws, or when the flaw in question is pretty serious. Well, a new zero-day flaw has been discovered in Windows Vista and Windows 7 which will trigger a blue screen of death using the new SMB 2.0 protocol. Update: Windows 7 RTM and Windows Server 2008 R2 are not affected by the flaw. So, this is less of a problem than expected.
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Comment by daedalus8
by daedalus8 on Wed 9th Sep 2009 16:37 UTC
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Test your code against RTM and see if it works. I haven't done so yet. But after seeing the notepad awesomeness and now SMB.. I think that Adobe/CA(Computer Associates) can rest assured that they will never have the most crappy software design.

I leave you guys with some ASM code to test out. This is not a BSOD issue, it's a Remote Exploit. A hax0r can take over your machine, so it's a bit more than just making it unavailable.. I smell botnets!!!

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