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Re: [Full-disclosure] Month of ActiveX Bug

From: <bugtraq_at_nospam>
Date: Tue May 01 2007 - 15:47:35 GMT
To: Larry@larryseltzer.com (Larry Seltzer)

> >>http://moaxb.blogspot.com/=20
> =20
> Wow, a DoS in a 3rd-party Poiwerpoint viewer. This ought to bring the
> Internet to its knees. I wonder if he'll have any actual ActiveX bugs=
> or
> if they'll just be DoS's in controls.

Consider that most often a bug filed as DOS can actually be exploitable, but the person who discovered it can't get the POC working or is even aware it is. While command execution is the ideal goal it doesn't mean other types of issues are *completely* worthless.

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