[CrackMonkey] For your collection

Peter A. Peterson II pedro at flynn.zork.net
Mon Jul 24 10:08:59 PDT 2000

Quoting Bob Bernstein:
> On Tue, Jul 18, 2000 at 01:14:34PM -0700, Don Marti wrote:
> > Security Advisory: Buffer Overflow in MS Outlook & Outlook Express Email Clients
> > 
> > Date: 			18th July 2000
> > Author:			Aaron Drew (mailto:ripper at wollongong.hotkey.net.au)
> > Versions Affected: 	MS Outlook 97/2000 and MS Outlook Express 4/5
> Holy Cow, eh? I just got this: ("the most dangerous programming mistake that
> Microsoft has made.")

The word on the street is that it only works with IMAP and POP3 -- if
you are using Exchange (MAPI -- embrace and extend; morgen die Welt!)
it doesn't work. 

This is not to defend MS -- just to let you know that you've gotta
know your audience. That 'sploit wouldn't work on our campus.

Oh, and I'll call myself on Godwin's, thankyouverymuch.


      "She's laughin in her sleeve, boys;
   I can feel it in my bones."  -- Tom Waits

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