Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Jan 2006 22:45 UTC
Windows The saga around the WMF flaw in Windows continues. "A cryptographically signed version of Microsoft's patch for the Windows Metafile vulnerability accidentally leaked onto the Internet late Tuesday, adding a new wrinkle to the company's round-the-clock efforts to stop the flow of malicious exploits. The MSRC (Microsoft Security Response Center) acknowledged that a slip-up caused 'a fast-track, pre-release version of the update' to be posted to a security community site and urged users to 'disregard' the premature update."
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RE: Overblown
by hal2k1 on Thu 5th Jan 2006 04:50 UTC in reply to "Overblown"
hal2k1
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2005-11-11

You do realise that black hats can give a malicious wmf file another extension (such as gif or jpg) and your Windows security hole will still be exposed, don't you?

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