RE: WMF Vulnerability

  • From: "Thor \(Hammer of God\)" <thor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ Discussion List]" <isalist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 14:49:10 -0800

Then why does an actual .wmf file renamed to a .jpg open in my Office Picture Manager as opposed to the Fax Viewer and visa-versa?


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----- Original Message ----- From: "Hillaert, Todd" <THillaert@xxxxxxxx>
To: "[ Discussion List]" <isalist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2006 2:01 PM
Subject: [isalist] RE: WMF Vulnerability

Microsoft Windows handles picture files by information of the file
header information, not by file extension used.

So any image format can be used as an attack vector.


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