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Re: Bigger burger roll needed
From: security curmudgeon <jericho () attrition org>
Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2005 08:25:42 -0400 (EDT)
: I don't appreciate you changing caps in my name. I'm not 'spin'ing
: anything - I addressed a specific question with an honest real-world
: answer. I did not include propaganda nor did I denounce any alternate
: products. There's no need to be a disrespectful ass.
A decade of close exposure to Windows boxen has destroyed your sense of
humor. =( Hope you aren't sterile too.
: Absolutely, Win95 was a pain in the ass So was 98 and Me. But I
: disagree with the sentiment that it was solely due to MS code. Without
: getting into specifics that no longer matter, surely they could have did
: their part better to handle malformed input - but who was malform'ing
: the input in the first place?
By this reasoning, we can blame all the hax0rs and security professionals
for SQL injection, cross-site scripting, file inclusion, path disclosure,
overflows and format string vulnerabilities too, right? Because hey,
*they* provided the malformed input to the application in the first place!
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