sábado, marzo 31, 2007

Vista Can Be Taken Down by an Animated Cursor

By Scott M. Fulton, III, BetaNews
March 29, 2007, 5:16 PM

In what could be the most embarrassing exploit to impact Windows Vista since its commercial launch in January, security engineers at McAfee's Avert Labs confirmed today - and posted the video to prove - that the operating system can be caused to enter an interminable crash-restart-crash loop, by means of a buffer overflow triggered by nothing more than a malformed animated cursor file. More...

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