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Re: New cisco exploit published in the media today

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Mon Mar 29 19:54:43 2004

On Tue, 30 Mar 2004 00:37:29 +0200, Ariel Biener said:

> I perfectly understand the need to make public the availability of this
> new cracking tool, but I do not understand why there was no mention of
> the fact it exploits bugs that are 1.5-3 years old, which would have put
> matters in the proper perspective, instead of trying to create commotion
> as if some immediate danger was hanging above our enterprise LANs.

Compare the potential eyeball count:

"Exploit for 3 year old hole available"

"Death of Internet Predicted. MPEGs at 11 (10:30 in Newfoundland)".

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