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Researchers find holes in XP SP2

 
 
Mcploppy
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      08-20-2004

http://www.computerweekly.com/articl...&liFlavourID=1

http://tinyurl.com/5tr7k
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      08-20-2004
On Fri, 20 Aug 2004 12:42:20 +0100, "Mcploppy ?"
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"Neither security hole could be exploited by a remote attacker and
both require Windows users to take actions, such as opening the
Windows command shell or renaming files to overwrite other files on
Windows."

And these same people have access to the FORMAT command!

 
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      08-20-2004

"Mcploppy " <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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Its an exploit which requires action by the PC user, and the people who
found it (German Firm) are definitely nit-picking IMHO.


 
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Alan G
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      08-20-2004
On Fri, 20 Aug 2004 12:42:20 +0100, "Mcploppy "
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Even bigger holes without it
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/08..._in20_minutes/
 
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