Re: CRITICAL??? - Seven New Flaws in Internet Explorer not

From: Christopher Bolton (bolton_at_MED.UMICH.EDU)
Date: 12/03/03

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    I have tried the demo code out with the latest version of the Google
    Toolbar installed with the pop-up blocker set to on. It also stopped
    the demo from executing. With the pop-up blocker turned off, another
    window opened up with two concentric rectangles in it, but no "fire".
    We run McAfee Virus Scan 7.0 here, and it appears that it is identifying
    the demo code as malicious and is stopping it. Virus Scan moves the
    code file to the Quarantine area. It identifies it as

    I would think that an actual wormable exploit wouldn't necessarily use
    a pop-up window as part of its functionality. So I wonder if having
    pop-up blocking software on a machine will actually mitigate any new


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