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'harmless' Worm Hops Past Openoffice Security


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Posted 24 May 2007 - 06:43 PM

In some ways, the worm, which Sophos calls SB/Badbunny-A, is insignificant-- it is not very well written, and is so unlikely to spread that the virus writers emailed it to Sophos themselves, the company said.

What has open source fans riled, however, is the fact that a functional worm exists at all that can exploit OpenOffice's scripting features to carry out potentially malicious actions and to spread over the internet.

'Harmless' Worm Hops Past OpenOffice Security
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