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Subject: Re: List Somewhat Back

Re: List Somewhat Back

From: Michiel van der Kolk <michiel_at_snt.utwente.nl>
Date: 2005-09-20

On Tue, Sep 20, 2005 at 08:43:06AM +0200, Sorin Srbu wrote:
> Jochen Schulz <> scribbled on Monday, September 19, 2005 19:55:
>
> > Joseph Jones:
> >>
> >> Somebody attacked the wiki through a vulnerability, and my
> >> understanding is that this also gave them access to other parts of the
> >> Rockbox infrastructure. Namely, the mailing list.
> >
> > The tiwki vulnerability enabled everyone to execute shell comands with the
> > privileges of the www/wiki user. The attacker launched 'rm -rf /' ("Delete
> > everything" in UNIX) and that deleted everything the user was allowed to
> > delete.
>
> Somebody who wasn't happy with Rockbox maybe? ;-)
>
>

Maybe it was that anti-"racism" person from the other day? :P
Received on Tue Sep 20 10:02:46 2005


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