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Re: OpenServer 5.0.6 OpenServer 5.0.7 : chroot A known exploit can break a chroot prison.
From: "KF (lists)" <kf_lists () digitalmunition com>
Date: Wed, 11 May 2005 17:00:56 -0400
Vincent van Scherpenseel wrote:
On Wednesday 11 May 2005 20:44, KF (lists) wrote:
Anyone ever wonder why all their security advisories come out for known
issues two years after they have been found?
Anyone ever wonder why they STILL use a vulnerble version of wu ftpd on
one of their main servers?
Connected to ftpput.sco.com.
220 artemis FTP server (Version 2.1WU(1)) ready.
Move along... nothing to see here but a decrepid OS that no one cares
Keep in mind that you shouldn't fully rely on service banners. These are
easily faked to keep the script kiddies away. I know, that's security through
obscurity, but not the whole world is Full Disclosure.
- Vincent van Scherpenseel
keep in mind that this has been like this for *YEARS*. I highly doubt
they have gone through the trouble of faking output for the format
string vulnerability. Telnet to the port and test the site exec shit by
hand yourself... although I have not checked I would almost bet you get
memory addresses popping up.
I actually spoke to previous sco admins about it when I used to work
with them on security issues. At the time they could not track down the
admin of the box... after the caldera merger I would imagine it just sat
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