# Wednesday, 13 April 2011
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MS11-028 Vulnerability Details

Next week I will post the details of the bug fixed in MS11-028 released yesterday.

I did not discover this vulnerability, but in Februari I did find a public bug report that contains enough information to write an exploit and I contacted the Microsoft Security Response Center and they replied:

“Thank you for contacting us with this. We are aware of the issue you are reporting and since the issue is public I can not comment on the issue or the status of the investigation except to say that we are aware and investigating.“

The bug was originally reported in August of last year.

After I saw the bug report it took me about 15 minutes to write a proof of concept exploit.

Wednesday, 13 April 2011 23:21:33 (W. Europe Daylight Time, UTC+02:00)  #    Comments [0]
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