Thursday, January 05, 2006

Macromedia Responded

Sorry for the delay in updating. But Adrian from Macromedia's security response team very graciously responded to my E-mail.

I am glad that they are considering a solution.

Adrian wrote:
> Thanks for writing to us about this issue -- it's an interesting one.
>
> As far as I know, we haven't had any security issues related to the
> actual emission of sound through the speakers, so this will be a new
> area to consider. I think there is definitely an argument to be made
> that the sounds coming from different domains should not all be
> controlled by the same API, but it will take some investigation to see
> whether that is the best solution. With a low impact issue like this
> one of our priorities is to investigate any possibility of breaking
> existing content before making any changes.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Adrian