* Nick FitzGerald: > You -- and all journalistic and other commentaries I've seen/heard on > the increasingly common use of these targetted Office exploits -- miss > one very important option, I think; the attacker has access to > (partial) source of the closed, supposedly closely-held, proprietary > software in question.
<http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2004/sep04/09-19OfficeGSPPR.mspx> I would expect that various universities have got access to the source code as well, and several companies. The times when you couldn't get source code for proprietary, off-the-shelf software are over. Welcome to the new world order! 8-) _______________________________________________ Secure Coding mailing list (SC-L) SC-L@securecoding.org List information, subscriptions, etc - http://krvw.com/mailman/listinfo/sc-l List charter available at - http://www.securecoding.org/list/charter.php SC-L is hosted and moderated by KRvW Associates, LLC (http://www.KRvW.com) as a free, non-commercial service to the software security community. _______________________________________________