Yu Liang, Zhiqiao Li, Xiang Cui
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security - CCS '14  
Security issues of software plugins are seldom studied in existing researches. The plugin mechanism provides a convenient way to extend an application's functionality. However, it may also introduce susceptibility to new security issues. For example, attackers can create a malicious plugin to accomplish intended goals stealthily. In this poster, we propose a Software Pluginbased Malware (SPM) model and implement SPM prototypes for Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader and mainstream browsers, with the
more » ... aim to study the development feasibility of such malware and illustrate their potential threats.
doi:10.1145/2660267.2662381 dblp:conf/ccs/LiangLC14 fatcat:pz2zmaqytrdptezmzqgfjifsri