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Re: Email based attack on University

On Wed, Oct 02, 2019 at 05:55:32PM +0200, ??tienne Mollier wrote:

> I don't believe MP3 allows executable code by specifications
> either, so shouldn't the PNG image format.  But think of DSA
> 4435 which affected libpng earlier this year.  When the OS
> library for handling multimedia has flaws, if an HTML email
> embeds a specifically crafted PNG image inlined in the content,
> then you wouldn't even have to hit the ???preview??? button to be
> screwed:

That would logically apply to ASCII text as well.
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