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Ahve you read?? Crash-Exploit

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Creazioni1, Jun 15, 2004.

  1. Creazioni1

    Creazioni1 Well-Known Member

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    nyjimbo Well-Known Member

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    "Using this exploit to crash Linux systems requires the (ab)user to have shell access or other means of uploading and running the program (like cgi-bin and FTP access). The program works on any normal user account, root access is not required. This exploit has been reported used to take down several "lame free-shell providers" servers (running code you know will damage a system intentionally and hacking in general is illegal in most parts of the world and strongly discouraged). "

    From the above it seems its not an exploit people can work from the outside in. They have to have a way to get the file in and then run it. I figure if they can get that much then there are a hundred more programs out there that can do much more damage.
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