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Subject: RE: List Somewhat Back

RE: List Somewhat Back

From: Sorin Srbu <sorin_srbu_at_pp.sbbs.se>
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 10:21:18 +0200

Michiel van der Kolk <> scribbled on Tuesday, September 20, 2005 10:02:

>>> 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

That I missed... What happened?
Received on 2005-09-20

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