Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Jan 2010 22:00 UTC
Internet Explorer Ah, the security vulnerability that was used in the Google attack. It's been around the internet about a million times now, and even governments have started advising people to move away from Internet Explorer. As is usually the case, however, the internet has really blown the vulnerability out of proportion. I'll get right to it: if your machine and/or network has been compromised via this vulnerability, then you most likely had it coming. No sympathy for you.
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Bill Shooter of Bul
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2006-07-14

I guess Microsoft will just have to cry into its giant bag of money.


But seriously Windows XP with IE 7 AND IE 8, *may* still be vulnerable on XP.

Win XP doesn't have ASLR, which makes it vulnerable to the return to libc attack
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Return-to-libc_attack

Vista and later systems do, and thus are not exploitable.

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