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[Full-disclosure] Microsoft DNS resolver: deliberately sabotagedhosts-file lookup Apr 13 2006 05:29PM
Dave Korn (davek_throwaway hotmail com) (2 replies)
Re: [Full-disclosure] Microsoft DNS resolver: deliberately sabotaged hosts-file lookup Apr 14 2006 12:13AM
Joachim Schipper (j schipper math uu nl) (1 replies)
RE: [Full-disclosure] Microsoft DNS resolver: deliberately sabotaged hosts-file lookup Apr 19 2006 03:56PM
Mario Contestabile (marioc computer org) (1 replies)

Fyi, Any NT app can bypass the local hosts file using DnsQuery(...,...,
DNS_QUERY_NO_HOSTS_FILE, ...);

marioc (at) computer (dot) org [email concealed]
http://bubbler.net/outlaw/blog

-----Original Message-----
From: Joachim Schipper [mailto:j.schipper (at) math.uu (dot) nl [email concealed]]
Sent: April 13, 2006 8:13 PM
To: full-disclosure (at) lists.grok.org (dot) uk [email concealed]; bugtraq (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed]
Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] Microsoft DNS resolver: deliberately
sabotaged hosts-file lookup

On Thu, Apr 13, 2006 at 06:29:15PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>
> Hey, guess what I just found out: Microsoft have deliberately
> sabotaged their DNS client's hosts table lookup functionality.

> (...) I'd try to block (Windows Media Player) it in my hosts file.

> Microsoft DNS client special-cases 'go.microsoft.com' and refuses to
> look it up in the hosts file.

> I'm running fully up-to-date Windows XP SP2. I don't have any pfw
> software that could conceivably be interfering, and the windows
> firewall is running with more-or-less the default settings (I've only
> added a couple of exceptions, no other changes). I don't think this is a
false positive.

[ reply ]
RE: Microsoft DNS resolver: deliberately sabotaged hosts-file lookup Apr 20 2006 08:04AM
Nick FitzGerald (nick virus-l demon co uk)
Re: [Full-disclosure] Microsoft DNS resolver: deliberately sabotagedhosts-file lookup Apr 13 2006 05:36PM
Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH (allbery ece cmu edu) (2 replies)
Re: [Full-disclosure] Microsoft DNS resolver: deliberately sabotaged hosts-file lookup Apr 13 2006 06:59PM
Stan Bubrouski (stan bubrouski gmail com)


 

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