Monthly Archives: December 2005

Windows WMF Metafile Vulnerability HotFix

This week a new vulnerability was found in Windows: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/912840.mspx Browsing the web was not safe anymore, regardless of the browser. Microsoft will certainly come up with a thouroughly tested fix for it in the future, but meanwhile I developed … Continue reading

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The longest arithmetic operation

So far this is the absolute record for the binary size of one division/remainder/multiplication operation:

Posted in Decompilation | 19 Comments

Tracing exception handlers

Suppose our goal is to dissect a new program. The ultimate method of analysis is single stepping the program of interest. Each executed instruction must be single stepped at least once so we won’t miss anything important.

Posted in IDA Pro | 6 Comments

The unispector

How do you spell “I love you” in Greek?…

Posted in IDA Pro | 9 Comments