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Re[2]: URI handling woes in Acrobat Reader, Netscape, Miranda, Skype Oct 06 2007 03:06PM
Thierry Zoller (Thierry Zoller lu) (1 replies)
Re: [Full-disclosure] URI handling woes in Acrobat Reader, Netscape,Miranda, Skype Oct 08 2007 10:51AM
Morning Wood (se_cur_ity hotmail com)
these work inside OE, default with html turned off
they do not work when clicked from a normal
local html.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Thierry Zoller" <Thierry (at) Zoller (dot) lu [email concealed]>
To: <bugtraq (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed]>; <full-disclosure (at) lists.grok.org (dot) uk [email concealed]>
Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2007 8:06 AM
Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] URI handling woes in Acrobat Reader,
Netscape,Miranda, Skype

> Dear All,
>
> mailto:test%../../../../windows/system32/calc.exe".cmd
> I would deem 1 and 3 as resonable (intented) behaviour.
>
>>2) now do the very same thing on a system with Windows XP and IE7.
>>calc.exe is executed.
> Confirmed here, that's definately a Problem, and should be linked to
> the Windows URI Handler. (IMHO)
>
>
> The behaviour is this :
> The extension determines the handler to use to shell
> "../../../../windows/system32/calc.exe"
>
> Example :
> mailto:test%../../../../windows/system32/calc.exe".cmd
> Usese the cmd handler to open calc (which executes)
>
> mailto:test%../../../../windows/system32/calc.exe".txt
> uses notepad and tries to open calc.
>
> Somethings definately broken with the URI handler (imho)
>
>
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