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Re: Re[2]: [funsec] WMF round-up, updates and de-mystification
From: InfoSecBOFH <infosecbofh () gmail com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 04:18:23 -0800

Oh come on Pierre.. you are talking to a reporter here... it is as
much of a rootkit as Metasploit is a virus.  Again... you are talking
to a reporter so it is about as usefull (especially in this case) as
talking to you morning dump before you flush.

On 1/3/06, Pierre Vandevenne <pierre () datarescue com> wrote:
Good Day,

Tuesday, January 3, 2006, 12:59:22 PM, you wrote:

GE>> The "patch" by Ilfak Guilfanov works, but by disabling a DLL in Windows.
PV>> I wouldn't say it does that. If you really want to simplify it in the
LS> extreme, it hides the vulnerable function.

LS> Think of it as a "White Hat Rootkit"

Or merely a TSR hooking an interrupt vector. It doesn't hide itself.
It doesn't allow any kind of remote access to anything.

I can't see how it could even be remotely described as a rootkit.


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Best regards,
 Pierre                            mailto:pierre () datarescue com


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