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GUARDIAN.CMDcreates empty files
‹filename›.EXEnext to some or all subdirectories which contain a space in their name it finds in the root directory of Windows'
%SystemDrive%, underneath the directories
"%ProgramFiles%\"and (if it exists)
"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\"as well as
"%USERPROFILE%\"to let execution of these DLLs and applications due to the well-known weaknesses listed as CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path, CWE-427: Uncontrolled Search Path Element and CWE-428: Unquoted Search Path or Element in the CWE™ fail.
GUARDIAN.CMDis packaged in the (compressed) cabinet file
GUARDIAN.CABis digitally signed using an X.509 certificate issued by WEB.DE TrustCenter E-Mail Certification Authority.
Download and install the CA and root X.509 certificates of WEB.DE to validate and verify the digital signature.
-----BEGIN RSA PUBLIC KEY----- MIIBCgKCAQEAwoDvctTIkyz5KyHlms35ue9lm7I2yPVqZbRjGL26OKxei/R9APYKA47yoJQu QZvr0husZPI/XQEGDicmBH1Gw/T821Y/E3pwUrumhw2dRI83Vn3wqO1OaAfkcOxjtNthr04r YT+8f1SJtZabDP0Fv7dF4ltrUSwvy+lxV4jLLU2y7qtJ6XawLHEIBZAurozEGUVlgF93nsIZ ydcHLxQzUEbSSsegkeY+aaaC/pGFE9Q3P3c4Nn5kOwK8ElwPwbHFMiK4t8RT3DSPXX0XQl2M yoB3XAhZj6VOC9JyHC4COVSTnbFz3mmDkxYL/qyKFkDH/V5JWZhEv+T0Rl2Bebh91wIDAQAB -----END RSA PUBLIC KEY-----
Note: the digital signature remains valid past the certificates expiration date due to its counter signature alias timestamp!
GUARDIAN.CABand verify its digital signature, then open it in Windows Explorer, extract its contents and call the extracted batch script
GUARDIAN.CMDto run the installation.
Use the X.509 certificate to send S/MIME encrypted mail.
Notes: I dislike
even weirder formats too) in email, I prefer to receive plain text.
I also expect to see a full (real) name as sender, not a nickname!
Emails in weird formats and without a proper sender name are likely to be discarded.
I abhor top posts and expect inline quotes in replies.
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