On 2009-01-29, alt <spamtrap@xxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
> On 2009-01-29, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Windows Mobile Bluetooth vulnerability allows access to any files
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| A directory traversing vulnerability in the Bluetooth OBEX-FTP server of
>>| Windows Mobile 6 allows attackers to access files outside of the permitted
>>| list. According to the report, using "../" or "..\\" as part of the path
>>| name, is sufficient to traverse to other directories. An attacker could use
>>| the technique to copy files from a device, or to install their own software,
>>| such as a key logger, or other spyware.
> Holy crap! I thought this sort of vulnerability went out of style in the 80s!
Microslop reinvents old bugs on occasion so people need them to "fix"
problems. It makes the monopolists feel relevant.
Have some time to waste? Install Windows.