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Re: [Full-disclosure] Binary Planting Goes "Any File Type"
Ok, Dan, just for you:
Launch Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7 (probably other IE/Win works too), go to File->Open (or press Ctrl+O), browse to Test.html and open it. No double-clicking and you couldn't launch an executable this way. Better?
On Jul 8, 2011, at 9:10 PM, Dan Kaminsky <dan@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> And here's where your exploit stops being one:
> 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:
> 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.
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