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    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/09...dows_jpeg_bug/


    its the buffer overflow bug of course. has anyone seen something that exploits this yet?
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    Published Wednesday 15th September 2004 07:39 GMT

    I think it's safe to say it's been patched up now
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    heres a tool to scan and fix them

    http://www.diamondcs.com.au/jpegscan/

    never experienced it

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    i was googling for more info and found the code you can run to make them... google is dangerous
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    Did anyone of you ever see that huge.jpg pic that floted around a couple of months ago?

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    /me has it

    they're pretty easy to make

    just a 10,000 x 10,000 px image

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    I had a play about with the code for that exploit and found norton corp instantly caught any jpeg that i made and this was on the same day that reg article was posted.

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