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Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:56:03 -0700
From: andfarm <andfarm@...il.com>
To: Brandon Perry <bperry.volatile@...il.com>
Cc: full-disclosure <full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk>
Subject: Re: Google vulnerabilities with PoC

On Mar 13, 2014, at 10:33, Brandon Perry <bperry.volatile@...il.com> wrote:
> If you were evil, you could upload huge blobs and just take up space on the google servers. Who knows what will happen if you upload a couple hundred gigs of files. They dont disappear, they are just unretrievable afaict. It is a security risk in the sense that untrusted data is being persisted *somewhere*.

It's not even clear at this point that the uploaded data is even being persisted! Since the uploaded file is not made available for download, it's entirely possible that it is being deleted as soon as Google's video transcoding systems discover it isn't a supported video format.

The comments on the Softpedia article are painfully stupid, by the way. I recommend not reading them. :)
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