Re: [Full-disclosure] Facebook Attach EXE Vulnerability



Is this for real? If so, this is a huge scandal imho. Such a simple error
for a Facebook developer to make.
On 27 Oct 2011 13:53, "Nathan Power" <np@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


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1. Summary:

When using the Facebook 'Messages' tab, there is a feature to attach a
file.
Using this feature normally, the site won't allow a user to attach an
executable file.
A bug was discovered to subvert this security mechanisms. Note, you do NOT
have
to be friends with the user to send them a message with an attachment.


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Read the rest of this advisory here:

http://www.securitypentest.com/2011/10/facebook-attach-exe-vulnerability.html


Enjoy :)


Nathan Power
www.securitypentest.com

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