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Re: Security Bug in MSVC
From: "Dave Korn" <davek_throwaway () hotmail com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 19:58:55 -0000

Jason Coombs wrote in news:43CD7A48.1020800 () science org
Morning Wood wrote:
     - EXPL-A-2006-002 exploitlabs.com Advisory 048 -

              - MSVC 6.0 run file bug -

Nice thinking, Donnie. This must be the "new class of vulnerability"
that was hinted at by Microserfs a few months ago... The attacks are
launched by way of source code distributions rather than binary code.

  Why is this a terrible insecure microsoftism, when GNU make does exactly 
the same?

  And let's never forget those evil 'configure' scripts.  Hell, at least 
they actually *have* been an attack vector on several occasions.

Can't think of a witty .sigline today.... 

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