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From: Valdis.Kletnieks at (
Subject: [ ALERT] Hysteria predicted for 'JPEG Processor' vulnerability 

On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 16:34:32 EDT, Barry Fitzgerald said:

> Why did this need a Vmyths advisory?
> So far, I haven't read any disinformation in the media regarding this.  
> A virus can actually be embedded in the file with this vulnerability 
> (or, any program, really) and the vulnerable programs really can be 
> exploited using the jpeg files.  I don't think this is at all comparible 
> to an april fools joke or a steganography-using malware implementation 
> -- they're completely different than this.

I read it as "yes, there's a bug, but it's a 'yawn, *another* hole, get to
patching *again*' issue rather than 'death of the Internet predicted, film
at 11'".
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