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Re: Email based attack on University

On Wed, Oct 02, 2019 at 09:33:18AM -0500, Nicholas Geovanis wrote:


> True enough but with the following difference:  By specification, to the
> best of my amateur knowledge,
> the MP3 format does not permit executable content. Whereas Word and PDF
> files do.

Specifically for MP3 there seem to have been player vulnerabilities,
including some of the "code execution" flavour.

IOW a vulnerable renderer is just some kind of (Rube-Goldbergian)
interpreter :-)

-- t

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