[conspire] A bit more on that "worm"

Ryan Russell ryan at thievco.com
Fri Nov 11 18:39:16 PST 2005

Rick Moen wrote:
> It's possible there are OS-dependencies I didn't spot. However, it seems
> likely that, in that case, equivalent automated attack ("worm") code
> could be trivially crafted and aimed at any other OS (with the
> shell-facility exceptions noted - 'ware Cygwin!) that had been stupidly
> retrofitted with the same vulnerable add-on Web software.

The attack vector is cross-platform, but doesn't the worm itself consist 
of a Linux ELF binary?


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