OT: Vista Can Be Taken Down by an Animated Cursor



Thought you chaps might enjoy this...and the irony it invokes.

http://www.betanews.com/article/1175201875#c721316

Vista Can Be Taken Down by an Animated Cursor
By Scott M. Fulton, III, BetaNews
March 29, 2007, 5:16 PM
In what could be the most embarrassing exploit to impact Windows Vista since
its commercial launch in January, security engineers at McAfee's Avert Labs
confirmed today - and posted the video to prove - that the operating system
can be caused to enter an interminable crash-restart-crash loop, by means of
a buffer overflow triggered by nothing more than a malformed animated cursor
file...


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