Snort vulnerability "wormable" but not widespread

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"The vulnerability exists in an update to the way the Snort intrusion
detection system handles network data produced by the BackOrifice program,
a seven-year-old remote administration tool used by online attackers to
control compromised systems."


Re: Snort vulnerability "wormable" but not widespread

Imhotep wrote:

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Sorry, after reading the article it was 10 days old. Here is the update.

"Patch roundup Wednesday became a busy patching day for sys admins with the
release of Oracle's quarterly patch roundup - boasting an impressive 85
software fixes - and an update designed to defend the popular Snort open
source intrusion detection application against possible hacker attack." /


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