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Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2014 19:16:18 +0000
From: "Nicholas Lemonias." <>
To: Krzysztof Kotowicz <>,
Subject: Re: Fwd: Google vulnerabilities with PoC

We are not asking for a payment. But at least a thank you for our efforts
would do.

Saying that it is not an issue, to upload remotely any file of choice, that
is ridiculous for the organisation they represent.

On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 7:09 PM, Nicholas Lemonias. <> wrote:

> You are wrong, because we do have proof of concepts. If we didn't have
> them, then there would be no case.
> But if there are video clips, images demonstrating impact - in which case
> arbitrary file uploads (which is a write() call ) to a remote network, then
> it is a vulnerability. It is not about the bounty, but rather about not
> defying academic literature and widely recognised practise.
> Attacking the arguer, won't make the bug to go away.
> Best,
> Nicholas.
> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 7:01 PM, Krzysztof Kotowicz <
>> wrote:
>> Nicholas, seriously, just stop.
>> You have found an 'arbitrary file upload' in a file hosting service and
>> claim it is a serious vulnerability. With no proof that your 'arbitrary
>> file' is being used anywhere in any context that would lead to code
>> execution - on server or client side. You cite OWASP documents (which are
>> unrelated to the case), academia papers from 1975 just to find a reason
>> it's theoretically serious, not paying any attention to what service you're
>> actually attacking and what have you really achieved in that (which is
>> demonstrating a filtering weakness at best, low risk).
>> Everyone on this list so far explains why you're wrong, but you just
>> won't stop. So you start throwing out certificates, your academia
>> experience and your respected company. Then - name calling everyone else.
>> Seriously, it's just a good laugh for most of us.
>> Dude, please, just because you did not qualify for a bounty, there's no
>> point in launching a whole campaign like you are. You're essentially
>> following the path of Khalil Shreateh (the guy who posted on Zuckerberg FB
>> wall) - he DID find a vuln though. Do you really want that? Go ahead, start
>> a crowdsourcing campaign!
>> 2014-03-14 19:40 GMT+01:00 Nicholas Lemonias. <
>> >:
>>> We have many PoC's including video clips. We may upload for the security
>>> world to see.
>>> However, this is not the way to treat security vulnerabilities.
>>> Attacking the researcher and bringing you friends to do aswell, won't
>>> mitigate the problem.
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