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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

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:

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
a fairly robust "popup blocker".  

This little 'thing' has been a major irritation to date. Nothing gets
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:



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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