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Re: speaking of lynn...

  • From: Stephen J. Wilcox
  • Date: Sat Aug 13 04:20:06 2005

On Sat, 13 Aug 2005, Gadi Evron wrote:

> Cisco flaw presentation spreads across the Web
> FBI Investigation...
> New copies of Michael Lynn's presentation on the Cisco router operating
> system flaw are springing up faster than the lawyers can take them down
> Cisco's lawyers are sending out cease-and-desist notices to Web sites that
> have published a controversial presentation by ex-Internet Security Systems
> (ISS) employee Michael Lynn that exposes the potential dangers of a flaw in
> the network giant's router operating system.The presentation, which was due to
> be given by Lynn at the Defcon conference in Las Vegas last week, was
> cancelled after legal threats from Cisco and ISS. The parties resolved the
> matter on Thursday last week.

i guess they're still reacting to old information. this one is well and truly in 
the public domain, heck.. if you google you can find foreign language 
translations of it 

i've not seen any discussion on the application of the information.. is there 
any working exploit code yet?