Exploits have been released for two Microsoft flaws

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by ronjor, Nov 29, 2005.

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

    Jul 21, 2003
  2. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

    Jun 16, 2005
    A related article about this is at CNet News.com:
    Code exploits Windows flaw in image file handling
    http://news.com.com/Code exploits W... handling/2100-1002_3-5975726.html?tag=cd.top

    Computer code posted Tuesday can crash vulnerable Windows machines by exploiting a "critical" Windows flaw disclosed by Microsoft in October.

    and another breaking exploit regarding Perl:
    Danger level rises for Perl app flaws at CNet News.com:
    http://news.com.com/Danger level rises for Perl app flaws/2100-1002_3-5975954.html?tag=cd.top

    A type of security flaw in Perl applications that experts thought could lead only to a denial-of-service attack is now believed to be much more serious.

    -- Tom
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