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Re: Holy Grail

  • From: Gadi Evron
  • Date: Fri Aug 12 12:59:25 2005

Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
On Fri, 12 Aug 2005 12:33:40 EDT, "J. Oquendo" said:


their equipment. If it's IPv6 based only, and not that big of a threat,
then they should see no problem with the information being released.

The specific exploit was IPv6 only.  The concept that IOS is a sane operating
system, and that given a vulnerability, you just need to do X and Y and Z in a
fairly mechanical fashion to make a full blown exploit, is IOS-only.

Cisco is just busy having the same cow that everybody else had on the x86
platform when Solar Designer wrote "Smashing the Stack for fun and profit",
because this is basically "Smashing the IOS stack for fun and profit"....
Wasn't that Aleph1?