Looking for remote file view utility
muno at aem.umn.edu
Wed Jan 8 09:35:42 PST 2003
On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 12:13:12PM -0500, Robert G. Brown wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Jan 2003 mgb at mgbeckett.com wrote:
> > I saw a simple C program which ran as a server on each
> > cluster node and allow a remote user to telnet to a
> > port and cat a file or list files in a directory.
> > I Thought it was on the list but I cannot find it
> I presume that you know that such a utility is Evil with the capital E.
> Most sysadmins would stake you to an anthill if they discovered such a
> daemon running on their system, especially a homemade one that is
> probably chock full of buffer-overwrite attack possibilities.
You forgot the critical step of smearing the culprit with honey before staking
them to the anthill.
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