WMF flaw: Malice or incompetence?

Postings are flying fast and thick in the security community over a researcher's suggestion that Microsoft hid sneaky code in Windows.

The recent security problem regarding the rendering of WMF images was so bizarre that it has to be an intentional backdoor in the operating system, security researcher Steve Gibson said in a podcast posted Thursday.

He said he can find no other explanation for the existence of the WMF rendering problem, and no reason for the ability in Windows to use such image files to execute computer code. WMF flaw: Malice or incompetence? - ZDNet UK News

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 16th January 2006 8:25PM