Last updated at Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:36:02 GMT

Francisco Amato of Infobyte Security Research just announced ISR-evilgrade v1.0.0, a toolkit for exploiting products which perform online updates in an insecure fashion. This tool works in conjunction with man-in-the-middle techniques (DNS, ARP, DHCP, etc) to exploit a wide variety applications. The demonstration video uses the CAU/Metasploit DNS exploit in conjunction with the Sun Java update mechanism to execute code on a fully patched Windows machine. For more information, see the README and slide deck. The first release includes exploits for Sun Java, Winzip, Winamp, Mac OS X, OpenOffice, iTunes, Linkedin Toolbar, DAP, Notepad , and Speedbit