[Full-disclosure] Technical Details of Security Issues Regarding Safari for Windows
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Wed Jun 11 10:17:42 BST 2008
Aviv really gave huge hint on the issue:
( posted at http://liudieyu0.blog124.fc2.com/blog-entry-5.html )
On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 10:28 PM, LIUDIEYU dot COM
<liudieyu.com at gmail.com> wrote:
> The first issue is the one described in Microsoft Security Advisory
> 953818. It's worked out by Aviv Raff:
> It's covered by news but Aviv Raff has not published technical details
> yet. News stories say Microsoft are going to handle this: "The
> Internet Explorer bulletin is expected to be cumulative and might
> include some remediation for the Safari for Windows vulnerability
> disclosed last month by Nitesh Dhanjani"
> (It should be Aviv Raff instead of Nitesh Dhanjani, as suggested in
> the Microsoft security advisory and Aviv Raff's blog.)
> Also it sounds unnatural that Microsoft provide remediation for Safari
> vulnerability, and that remediation is distributed in IE patch. I
> provide the technical details of this issue for those who are
> In my personal opinion this issue is rooted in IE wrongly loading DLL
> from desktop(instead of WINDOWS\SYSTEM32).
> The second issue is about the possibility that Safari can download
> malicious content that has confusing file name and icon which might be
> launched later by unknowing user. Details are here:
> "A New Security Issue in Safari for Windows, NOT the "Blended Threat"
> Described in Microsoft Security Advisory 953818"
> In the post I say the main concern comes from LNK(shortcut file). Of
> course EXE can also be a concern if file name extension is hidden. But
> most people I know do have file name extension displayed in Windows.
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