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Re: [Full-Disclosure] Local DoS in windows.
Date: Sat Oct 11 2003 - 20:05:29 CDT
On Sun, 12 Oct 2003 02:18:16 +0200, Richard Spiers <dksaarthunix.za.net>
> whoopee!. Bleh. Really a security issue? Same thing happens if you have
> windows content enabled and you drag around a window, as long as your
> dragging the window, the cpu will remain close to 100 % usage.
Probably not directly, but possibly indirectly.
The questions are, of course:
1) Is the 100% cycle sucking done as a pre-emptible thing, or can you
cpu-starve something else using it?
2) Is there some *other* security-related API that botches incorrectly if
> No, unless its proof of some shoddy coding of some-sort.
A hammer is a useful tool for finding non-impact-resistant screws......
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