Subject: Re: Code-red worm (snicker snicker...)
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/02/2001 20:06:41
In article <20010802142555.34C357B4B@berkshire.research.att.com> you wrote:
> No -- it could have happened to any OS. It was a buffer overflow,
> and there are lots of those on Unix systems, too. Should one be found
> in Apache, the Net might be worse off, because Apache has so much more
> market share than IIS does.
On Unix, just because you can overflow a buffer doesn't mean the CPU
can run the code you feed it.
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