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Re: Debian attack on Mac OS X?

Selon Peter Callas <peca@comcen.com.au>:

> I was suggested to contact this address by someone at
> security@debian.org. Can any one please help with this problem:
> Recently when I try to use 1.2.3 (v125.9) or Internet Explorer 5.2 on
> Mac OS X 10.3.5 I cannot access *any* web sites correctly. I either get
> "Not Found. The requested URL /search was not found on this server.
> Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use
> an ErrorDocument to handle the request. Apache/1.3.29 Server at
> www.cerne.no-ip.org Port 80"
> or else I get the following page appearing even though the address is,
> for example, http://www.google.com (ie. the address bar shows as I typed it)
> [default apache page on Debian]
> [...]

I guess it is the response from a machine that is incorrectly used as proxy.

If you do not need a proxy, then disable its use in IE (I have no idea how you
can do this)
If you need a proxy, copy the config you have in netscape as you said it is
working. Do not forget the port number.

If it is not a proxy config problem... I have no clue what it could be.



Francois BOTTIN
    "How kind," the PFY sighs. "But where will I go?"
    "Somewhere where they know nothing about computing...
where they wouldn't know a RAM chip from a potato chip!"
    "But I don't want to visit Microsoft!" he whines.
              The BOFH 1998 - Simon Travaglia (bofh.ntk.net)

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