[Snort-users] iFrame's in gifs

waldo kitty wkitty42 at ...14940...
Fri Jun 24 21:03:20 EDT 2011

On 6/24/2011 18:24, rmkml wrote:
> Hi James,
> Maybe: http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/Threat/Encyclopedia/Entry.aspx?name=Trojan:Win32/Jpgiframe.A

this is not directed at the URL above but more to the thread and what it depicts...

as an old time (35+ years) coder, i really have to ask, W!T!F!?! why would ANY 
graphic processing library or engine ever switch modes in midstream when drawing 
specifically graphic images?? this particular injection should introduce garbage 
into the drawn image or cause an error resulting in the image drawing 
terminating at that point... further processing should abort back to the html 
processing stuff which should not even care or begin to process possible 
residual graphical data in a (shared?) buffer... i'm completely flabbergasted 
and dumbfounded at this :? :(

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