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Re: on potato's proftpd



also sprach Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> [2002.04.04.0211 +0200]:
> > because it will prevent s.d.o from serving a buggy package. it's not
> > fixed perfectly, but at least it's not subject to a known exploit.
> 
> Could you be a little more careful with your terms? A DOS is not an
> exploit, it's a DOS. By saying "exploit" your implying a far more
> critical problem than actually exists.

will do, sorry. a DOS is still a form of exploit - you exploit
services without giving in return, but then again the exploit has no
direct benefit for the instigator...

but no, i'll keep my head down and simply say i'm sorry. you are
absolutely right.

-- 
martin;              (greetings from the heart of the sun.)
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"and if the cloud bursts, thunder in your ear
 you shout and no one seems to hear
 and if the band you're in starts playing different tunes
 i'll see you on the dark side of the moon."
                                                   -- pink floyd, 1972

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