Updates: 20/09/07 PDPs PDF URI Parsing Vulnerability Recently, there has been alot of hype involving backdooring various web technologies. pdp (arcitect) has done alot of work centered around this area. I saw Jeremiah Grossman mention PDFs being BAD, however, I was unable to easily locate any practical reasons as to why. I decided to investigate this a little further.
[Hotlinking] is the placing of a linked object, often an image, from one site into a web page belonging to a second site. The second site is said to have an inline link to the site where the object is located. Inline linking is also known as hotlinking, leeching, direct linking or bandwidth theft – wikipedia […]