[funsec] Format of embedded graphics
nodialtone at comcast.net
Thu Dec 29 07:49:53 CST 2005
Really? Then why did I just get that image just fine?
Gimp opens it up just fine.
On Thu, 2005-12-29 at 08:43, Gadi Evron wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Dec 2005, Larry Seltzer wrote:
> > Most of you, I suspect, read e-mail as plain text. For experimental purposes
> > this message is sent as HTML with a graphic embedded with a question
> The list doesn't allow HTML to come through.
> > <outbind://218-000000005384F517C8AD9748884180DED30A6CDAA4615401/http://www.l
> > arryseltzer.com/testimage.gif>
> > This graphic was a non-malicious WMF file that I renamed .GIF and embedded.
> > So what happens to the format of such a graphic when embedded in an HTML
> > e-mail? Is it forced to GIF or JPG, or is it perhaps still a WMF and
> > potentially malicious?
> > Larry Seltzer
> > eWEEK.com Security Center Editor
> > http://security.eweek.com/
> > http://blog.ziffdavis.com/seltzer
> > Contributing Editor, PC Magazine
> > larryseltzer at ziffdavis.com
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