[Dshield] Security Alert: Remote Vulnerability in Internet Explorer via DCOM

Kenneth Porter shiva at sewingwitch.com
Thu Jul 4 05:27:07 GMT 2002


On Wed, 2002-07-03 at 04:52, Geoff Shively wrote:
> If one knew the account name and the password of a remote machine, one
> can remotely control the software component on it using DCOM.

Am I missing something? If you know the username/password, then you're
*supposed* to be able remote control things there. How is this different
from legitimate ssh?




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