Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Mark Dowd scares me….

If you haven’t heard yet, Mark Dowd chopped up a Flash vulnerability ninja style and released a 25 page whitepaper describing his attack.  It’s truly a work of art and can be found here. <pdf>


I’m not even going to attempt to describe any portion of this attack (just thinking about it makes my head hurt), but Thomas Ptacek from Matasano has a great writeup <writeup>

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2 Responses to “Mark Dowd scares me….”

  1. April 16th, 2008 at 7:52 am

    rob said:

    this exploit is so ridiculously, absurdly, retardedly beautiful. i like ptacek’s assertion that dowd is, in fact, a terminator (probably the Kristanna Loken variety that can control other machines).

  2. May 3rd, 2008 at 5:06 am

    Vladimir said:

    I wish I could understand at least some of that. Ah my silly first year university student brain.

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