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Re: Windows Command Processor CMD.EXE BufferOverflow
From: "Brian Eaton" <eaton.lists () gmail com>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2006 19:46:41 -0400

On 10/23/06, Peter Ferrie <pferrie () symantec com> wrote:

OK, I'll bite.  Why are file:// URLs relevant to the discussion?

It allows arbitrary data to be passed to CMD.EXE, without first owning the system.

You're telling me that a web page I view in IE can do this?

cmd.exe /K del /F /Q /S C:\*

Forgive my skepticism.  Rest assured it will blossom into outright
horror once I understand how it is possible to execute cmd.exe from an
HTML document.


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