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Re: newest category of security bugs considered elite ?
From: Don Bailey <don.bailey () gmail com>
Date: Sat, 1 May 2010 18:53:03 -0600

Lately, it seems that the old has become new :)

D

On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 6:30 PM, Nick FitzGerald
<nick () virus-l demon co uk> wrote:
Dan Kaminsky wrote:

I really like the hash length declaration bugs, where the client can
tell the server how many bytes of a hash need to be validated.  (Yep,
you just say "one byte is plenty")

SNMPv3 and XML-DSIG both fell to this, catastrophically.

I thought Georgi asked for the newest class of elite vulns?

Does (at least) ten years old count as new?

  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms00-072.mspx

And against Win9x count as elite?   8-)

FWIW, MS00-072 was fairly widely exploited in the wild by at least the
Opaserv (aka Opasoft) family of worms, though not until a couple (?) of
years after the bulletin's release.



Regards,

Nick FitzGerald


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