Don`t go there GURLfriend!
Don`t go there GURLfriend!
1.1

4.8

Don`t go there GURLfriend! free download for Mac

Don`t go there GURLfriend!

1.1
19 May 2004

Fixes the help:// Safari exploit.

Overview

Don't go there GURLfriend! fixes the help:// exploit in Safari which can allow for remote code execution.

What's new in Don`t go there GURLfriend!

Version 1.1:
  • Patches more occurances of the exploit, making it virtually impossible to use the OpenApp help:// expoit.
  • Now, as an extra security measure, patching will also disable Safari's automatic opening of "Safe" files. The user can turn this potentially dangerous feature back on in the Safari Preferences.

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Anonymous
18 May 2004

Most helpful

Haven't tried it, but you have to give kudos to the developer for creating this so quickly.
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Version 1.0
Regular-Warren
14 August 2012
"Don't Go there GURLfriend." Hahaha. 2004 was a magical time for Mac software.
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Version 1.1
Anonymous
21 May 2004
Now that apple's released a fix themselves, everyone just click restore at some point, and everything will be as it was. It was a fun ride, and I'm glad to have helped anyone DGTGF helped. Apple's patch seems to be great.
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Version 1.1
Anonymous
20 May 2004
(via MacInTouch.com) The simplest fix for the Help system code execution vulnerability is to run the following in Terminal: sudo defaults write /System/Library/CoreServices/Help\ Viewer.app/Contents/Info NSAppleScriptEnabled -bool 'no' This does not stop disk images from downloading but any malicious payload cannot run without user intervention.
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Version 1.1
Anonymous
19 May 2004
Hopefully Apple will fix this properly instead of just patching this particular case, by separating the internet type/resource bindings completely away from launchservices.
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Version 1.1
Anonymous
19 May 2004
The only thing you need to do is: 1) Open up your moldy old copy of Explorer 5.2 2) Go to preferences->network->protocol helpers and change it to Finder or Chess or whatever 3) Quit Explorer and go back to Safari (5/19/2004, Version: 1.1)
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Version 1.1
Anonymous
19 May 2004
I woiuldn not be too complacent about using a Mozilla or other non aplle webkit based browser. I use Firefox as my main browser with the stock security settings. I visited here: http://bronosky.com/pub/AppleScript.htm ...and up popped the help app, followed by a terminal window executing a command I did not tell it to run. Do not assume you are safe unless you have checked to see that you are. Hopefully apple will fix this in a timely fashion before somone nasty decides to do something nasty.
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Version 1.0
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Anonymous
Anonymous
19 May 2004
The only thing you need to do is: 1) Open up your moldy old copy of Explorer 5.2 2) Go to preferences->network->protocol helpers and change it to Finder or Chess or whatever 3) Quit Explorer and go back to Safari
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Version 1.1
Anonymous
19 May 2004
Guys, Why don't people just use firefox and disable the helpers in the preferences - I went to the kerberos site mentioned above and all it launched was the help app, not kerberos. I believe that's a fix, no???
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Version 1.0
Anonymous
19 May 2004
to see if you are vulnerable, go tho this url: http://tinyurl.com/2lwzk if Kerberos launches, you are vulnerable
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Version 1.0
Anonymous
19 May 2004
I am looking at this Safari exploit as Mac users usually look at Windows users when struck with Virus. I use Firefox and am in now way affected by this. I'd recommend Firefox to ANYONE over Safari...best browser in any platform...period.
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Version 1.0
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Anonymous
Anonymous
19 May 2004
Hey moron - it's fundamental to the Mac OS. Safari, IE, Camino, Firefox, Opera, the works!
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Version 1.0
Anonymous
Anonymous
19 May 2004
Firefox is admittedly a nice browser, but it runs a little slow, at least on my 800MHz iBook. The latest installment of Camino (0.8b) runs nice and fast.
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Version 1.0
Anonymous
19 May 2004
It does what it says. Read the comment below by the developer for extra security.
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Version 1.0
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App requirements: 
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.1.5 or later
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