Security Now

Jan 5th 2006

Security Now 21

Ilfak Guilanov and the WMF Flaw

Security Now! with Steve Gibson, Episode 21 covers the worst Windows vulnerability yet and we interview the author of the first patch, Ilfak Guilanov.
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As we've told you in the past two editions of Security Now! there's a very serious security flaw in all versions of Windows. This hole takes advantage of poor design choice in the Windows metafile interpreter and can be exploited by a malicious web site or by email attachments.