Subject: Re: Code-red worm (snicker snicker...)
To: Michael Kukat <>
From: Brian Hechinger <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/02/2001 14:13:26
On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 08:09:08PM +0200, Michael Kukat wrote:
> But don't think you are safe, because your Alpha can't execute the i386-code
> of the script kiddies. Interpreter scripts (like usual shell scripts) just run,
> if the buffer overflow allows execution of code. So just start with "#!/bin/sh"
> and it will run on every platform, can modify /etc/inetd.conf, HUP it, and
> voila, your shell on some port is open...

you run your web server as root?  then you get what you deserve. :)