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From: pwicks at oxygen.com (James Patterson Wicks)
Subject: HOW TO BREAK XP SP2 POPUP BLOCKER: kick
	it in the nut !

This is what one of our developers came up with:

"I could only find one bypass that uses the DHTML Edit Control ActiveX
control (clsid:2D360201-FFF5-11d1-8D03-00A0C959BC0A) installed with the
IE. 

An example of this is http://www.malware.com/flopup.html

This still showed a popup even when I said block all popups. It
basically uses this ActiveX control to execute a javascript as follows:
x.DOM.Script.execScript(shellscript.toString());
x.DOM.Script.setTimeout("shellscript()");

You could either disable this control (which I don't know if there are
programs that depend on it). You could also disallow ActiveX controls
which would break Sharepoint among other things."

Any comments?



-----Original Message-----
From: full-disclosure-admin@...ts.netsys.com
[mailto:full-disclosure-admin@...ts.netsys.com] On Behalf Of Scott Renna
Sent: Friday, December 10, 2004 11:42 PM
To: 1@...ware.com
Cc: full-disclosure@...ts.netsys.com
Subject: Re: [Full-Disclosure] HOW TO BREAK XP SP2 POPUP BLOCKER: kick
it in the nut !

Beautiful...how many more fun ones like these until people start to 
migrate away from IE.....


http-equiv@...ite.com wrote:
> Friday, December 10, 2004
> 
> Internet Explorer 6 on the gadget commonly known as Windows XP SP2
enjoys  
> a fairly robust "popup blocker".  
> 
> This little 'thing' has been a major irritation to date. Nothing gets
past 
> it until now.  Chatter exists that some sites have defeated it on the 
> causal default setting. We only deal in the high settings here !
> 
> Our Chairman and CEO, Mr. Liu Die Yu takes the sledgehammer and cracks

> open this bothersome little nut like so:
> 
> http://www.malware.com/flopup.html
> 
> Notes:
> 
> 1. Nothing like a bit of irritation to get constructive
> 2. Additional popup blocker from MSN is also killed, may may Die ! too
> 3. Get editive before it's too late: http://www.editive.com
> 4. None
> 
> End Call
> 
> 

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