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RE: HOW TO BREAK XP SP2 POPUP BLOCKER: kick it in the nut !
From: "James Patterson Wicks" <pwicks () oxygen com>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 15:40:32 -0500

This is what one of our developers came up with:

"I could only find one bypass that uses the DHTML Edit Control ActiveX
control (clsid:2D360201-FFF5-11d1-8D03-00A0C959BC0A) installed with the
IE. 

An example of this is http://www.malware.com/flopup.html

This still showed a popup even when I said block all popups. It
basically uses this ActiveX control to execute a javascript as follows:
x.DOM.Script.execScript(shellscript.toString());
x.DOM.Script.setTimeout("shellscript()");

You could either disable this control (which I don't know if there are
programs that depend on it). You could also disallow ActiveX controls
which would break Sharepoint among other things."

Any comments?



-----Original Message-----
From: full-disclosure-admin () lists netsys com
[mailto:full-disclosure-admin () lists netsys com] On Behalf Of Scott Renna
Sent: Friday, December 10, 2004 11:42 PM
To: 1 () malware com
Cc: full-disclosure () lists netsys com
Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] HOW TO BREAK XP SP2 POPUP BLOCKER: kick
it in the nut !

Beautiful...how many more fun ones like these until people start to 
migrate away from IE.....


http-equiv () excite com wrote:
Friday, December 10, 2004

Internet Explorer 6 on the gadget commonly known as Windows XP SP2
enjoys  
a fairly robust "popup blocker".  

This little 'thing' has been a major irritation to date. Nothing gets
past 
it until now.  Chatter exists that some sites have defeated it on the 
causal default setting. We only deal in the high settings here !

Our Chairman and CEO, Mr. Liu Die Yu takes the sledgehammer and cracks

open this bothersome little nut like so:

http://www.malware.com/flopup.html

Notes:

1. Nothing like a bit of irritation to get constructive
2. Additional popup blocker from MSN is also killed, may may Die ! too
3. Get editive before it's too late: http://www.editive.com
4. None

End Call



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