[Esd-l] I don't like the looks of this one

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Wed Oct 31 20:32:01 PST 2001

On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Brett Glass wrote:

> BTW, what is "BO-autorun"?

Buffer Overflow Autorun. Outlook Express 5 (I think) has a bug where
you can overflow the Subject: buffer and execute code. The attachment
can be executed the moment the message is opened by Outlook Express,
no user intervention required (or possible).

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