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Re: vixie cron... (fwd)

On Fri, Nov 17, 2000 at 03:46:19AM -0900, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 17, 2000 at 12:36:54PM +0000, thomas lakofski wrote:
> > fyi -- i've not tried it.
> i have, it does not work, i tried several different variations and
> failed to create any files in /var/spool/cron.
> i do not believe debian is vulnerable.

Aw, you ruined my theory.  I just told someone, after running the
exploit, that I didn't think anyone would have the patience to test 
it out throroughly..  They'd just fix the problem, since it'd
probably be quicker than verifying that it actually existed.  ;)

"... being a Linux user is sort of like living in a house inhabited
by a large family of carpenters and architects. Every morning when
you wake up, the house is a little different. Maybe there is a new
turret, or some walls have moved. Or perhaps someone has temporarily
removed the floor under your bed." - Unix for Dummies, 2nd Edition
        -- found in the .sig of Rob Riggs, rriggs@tesser.com

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