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Re: Apple Continues to Muck Reputation of Unix/BSD

__/ [ GreyCloud ] on Wednesday 08 March 2006 02:21 \__

> Sinister Midget wrote:
> 
>> On 2006-03-07, GreyCloud <mist@xxxxxxxxxxx> posted something concerning:
>> 
>>>Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>
>>>>http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009_22-6046588.html
>>>>
>>>>,----[ Quote ]
>>>>| "An Apple Computer patch released last week doesn't completely fix a
>>>>| high-profile Mac OS X flaw, leaving a toehold for cyberattacks,
>>>>| experts said."
>>>>`----
>>>>
>>>>This is one among a long series of articles, which have hit the news in
>>>>the past fortnight. It carried on ever since that Safari execution
>>>>vulnerability.
>>>
>>>http://news.com.com/2100-1002_3-6046197.html?part=rss&tag=6046197&subj=news
>>>
>>>Gaining root access to a Mac is "easy pickings," according to an
>>>individual who won an OS X hacking challenge last month by gaining root
>>>control of a machine using an unpublished security vulnerability.
>> 
>> 
>> This has to be a hoax. Oxxie Moron would have told us about this major
>> advance on the Apphole platform.
>> 
> 
> I wish it were a hoax too, but like Mitnik says, those few that have an
> unpublished or unkown to anybody else exploit are dangerous.
> Oxturd would tell us that it just isn't so.  :-))

Oxford is the one I had in mine when posting this...

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