[TriLUG] OT: www.hexblog.com - a fix for the WMF vulernability.
rick.denatale at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 16:20:24 EST 2006
On 1/4/06, Tanner Lovelace <clubjuggler at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/4/06, Rick DeNatale <rick.denatale at gmail.com> wrote:
> > It's been a few weeks since I read the BBV report with the details of
> > the hack, so I just re-scanned it.
> > Actually, the exploit DIDN'T involve or require changes to the
> > accubasic interpreter. The full details are available here:
> Um, isn't that exactly what I said? I didn't say it required changes
> to the interpreter, I said he preloaded postive and negative votes
> on the card.
Not to stir things up any more than we have already, but what you said
> What happened here was that the accubasic INTERPRETER was
> programmed with 5 positive and 5 negative votes and so when they ran
> the test to make sure there were 0 votes before starting the test, it did,
> indeed, say that there were zero votes.
Of course I emphasized the word INTERPRETER.
Just trying to keep earning those frequent pedant points. <G>
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