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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by Nathan O. on Thu 5th Jan 2006 16:08 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: ..."
Nathan O.
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2005-08-11

It occurred to me, yes, but can anyone give me an example of such a thing happening in a properly designed library?

I'm asking seriously. I'm in school for this sort of thing right now, and I'd like to know. I'll have to look up the details of the vulnerability now.

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