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A Bug Hunter's Diary by Tobias Klein

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5.4 Lessons Learned

  • There are still obvious, easily exploitable bugs in widely deployed (enterprise) software products.

  • Cross-site scripting breaks ActiveX domain restrictions. This is also true for Microsoft’s SiteLock.[55]

  • From a bug hunter’s perspective, ActiveX controls are promising and valuable targets.

  • Vulnerability rediscovery happens (way too often).

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