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RE: What about M$ in the shell: race
From: "Perrymon, Josh L." <PerrymonJ () bek com>
Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2004 10:22:47 -0500

IE doesn't seem to have the Web page problem like Mozilla did.
However, the shell: command opens the programs when used locally in the URL
bar.  I think it would have to be used with another IE vuln to really create
a problem-

JP

-----Original Message-----
From: Larry Seltzer
To: 'daniel uriah clemens'; 'Perrymon, Josh L.'
Cc: packet-ninjas () birmingham-infragard org;
full-disclosure () lists netsys com;
birmingham-infragard () birmingham-infragard org
Sent: 7/9/2004 9:44 PM
Subject: RE: [Full-disclosure] What about M$ in the shell: race

The shell: issue is all over Full-disclosure and slashdot but I have
yet to see a
public response from M$ on the issue.

I don't understand the IE angle on this one. Every time I test it on XP
I get an
Open/Save dialog for the file. This behavior is indistinguishable from a
simple href to
the file. Are you seeing something different?

Larry Seltzer
eWEEK.com Security Center Editor
http://security.eweek.com/
http://blog.ziffdavis.com/seltzer
larryseltzer () ziffdavis com 

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