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Re: [Full-disclosure] Binary Planting Goes "Any File Type"



And here's where your exploit stops being one:

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Suppose the current version of Apple Safari (5.0.5) is our default web
browser. If we put the above files in the same directory (on a local
drive or a remote share) and double-click Test.html, what happens is
the following:
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At this point, Test.html might actually be test.exe with the HTML icon
embedded.  Everything else then is unnecessary obfuscation -- code
execution was already possible the start by design.

This is a neat vector though, and it's likely that with a bit more
work it could be turned into an actual RCE.

On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 10:38 AM, ACROS Security Lists <lists@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> We published a blog post on a nice twist to binary planting which we call "File
> Planting." There'll be much more of this from us in the future, but here's the first
> sample for you to (hopefully) enjoy.
>
> http://blog.acrossecurity.com/2011/07/binary-planting-goes-any-file-type.html
>
> or
>
> http://bit.ly/nXmRFD
>
>
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