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Re: management interface accessability (was Re: Worm / UDP1434)

  • From: Chris Lloyd
  • Date: Sun Jan 26 14:09:26 2003

On Sun, Jan 26, 2003 at 06:50:36PM +0000, Stephen J. Wilcox wrote:
> My observation was that the target IPs are not random and that local IPs were
> hit more often (same /16 more than /8 more than all /0) .. a la Codered.

The worm calls gettickcount to get a pseudorandom seed, and always uses that
seed to create random addresses. It's possible the random address generator
isn't very good and creates addresses that are too similar.

Check out
http://www.eeye.com/html/Research/Flash/AL20030125.html

 - Chris

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