Month: May 2007

  • Pet Stores Should Be Subject to Stricter Laws

    in the world of pets, there is obviously a wide variety of animals. if i were to break it down into two major types off hand, it would be ‘most pets’ and ‘exotic pets’. some regular pets exhibit many of the same mannerisms as exotics, and they can even share some food, treats, litter and […]

  • like, man, know what i’m sayin?!

    There are certain social oddities that have been around for a while. One of them is the prevalent use of certain phrases, often with ridiculous frequency. For the last few years, many friends and I noticed and commented on it. Just a few days ago, Kay and I were at the local Panera Bread listening […]

  • VDB Searching Headache: Apache

    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] I had the need to search for Apache vulnerabilities today for the pesky day job. One word, one search and four hours later I realized just how bad our Apache entries were. Enter headache #1. Unfortunately, the rest of the VDBs were no better. What did I […]

  • Month of Search Engines Bugs (MOSEB)

    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] It was bound to happen, now we get to see a Month of Search Engine Bugs. It would be nice if this effort included some bugs with meat rather than relatively obscure cross-site scripting issues. The time has come for announcement of my new project – Month […]

  • Not Local.. Not Remote..

    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] Several of us working on VDBs have debated over the years how best to handle vulnerabilities that aren’t necessarily remote or local. Issues like image or archive handling vulnerabilities, where the program processing a malformed file is prone to an overflow, traversal or denial of service. While […]

  • The Real Animals

    The Denver Zoo is a great place and has nice exhibits along with a wide variety of denizens. As most summer weekends, it gets really crowded and the amount of sprogs and fat oblivious people is almost unbearable. Kids will be kids, but parents simply don’t care about the results of the kid’s actions and […]

  • Veterinary Detachment

    Some doctors seem detached from reality at times. They don’t quite get how the real world and life’s obligations can get in the way of always thinking about the ideal way to live. Veterinarians are worse, especially when it comes to applying medicine. Yes, they can apply the most obnoxious treatment to an animal at […]

  • Month of ActiveX Bugs…

    [This was originally published on the OSVDB blog.] Yet another “Month of..” bug campaign. This time, the Month of ActiveX Bugs (MoAxB) will focus on vulnerable ActiveX controls. Do a quick title search for “activex” and you will see a healthy history of vulnerabilities related to ActiveX controls. There is already a debate on the […]