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DLL Hijacking Assessment & Mitigation

There has been a lot of discussion lately about the older, but newly rediscovered, DLL Hijacking vulnerability. If you are not already familiar with this vulnerability, it allows for system compromise across an unknown number of applications. Specifically, the vulnerability takes advantage of the process of how Microsoft Windows applications load DLL (Dynamic-Link Library) files,…

Post by Marc Maiffret September 3, 2010
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