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Re: The witty worm
From: Michal Zalewski <lcamtuf () ghettot org>
Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2004 00:39:12 +0100 (CET)

On Sat, 20 Mar 2004, Gadi Evron wrote:

Note that this worm is only 909 bytes, but as a friend of mine
mentioned, slammer was only 376.

There seem to be many self-contradictory reports on the payload size and
destination ports used by the worm.

Both the payload length and destination port are a function of the
destination address.

A specific target will only observe a specific length and a specific
destination port (for the most widespread variant of the worm, at least),
but two different targets will observe different parameters.

Cheers,
-- 
------------------------- bash$ :(){ :|:&};: --
 Michal Zalewski * [http://lcamtuf.coredump.cx]
    Did you know that clones never use mirrors?
--------------------------- 2004-03-21 00:37 --

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