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Re: [Full-disclosure] Linux big bang theory....

From: Tremaine Lea <tremaine_at_nospam>
Date: Mon May 14 2007 - 04:24:05 GMT
To: Just1n T1mberlake <hotpackets@hellokitty.com>


This might be a bit hard for you to understand, but no OS is impossible to break.

If you think that's the case with OSX, you haven't been keeping up very well at all.

And before you get your knickers in a bunch, *I* use OSX. --- Tremaine Lea Network Security Consultant Be in pursuit of equality, but not at the expense of excellence. On 13-May-07, at 10:15 PM, Just1n T1mberlake wrote:
> I know this might be a bit hard for you to understand, but it is
> these 'features' that make OS X impossible to break.
> I am guessing if you had your micro$oft operating system or even
> something like n00buntu you will have something to worry about. All
> of these extra 'features' are just making your security harder. Is
> it any wonder there are so many of these advisories every single
> day? How many for OS X?
>
> Maybe instead of flaming you might want to do a security course :-P
>
> just1n
>
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>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Andrew Farmer" <andfarm@gmail.com>
>> To: "Just1n T1mberlake" <hotpackets@hellokitty.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] Linux big bang theory....
>> Date: Sun, 13 May 2007 19:49:37 -0700
>>
>>
>> On 13 May 07, at 17:47, Just1n T1mberlake wrote:
>>> Confirmed Macosx is not vulnerable to this.
>>
>> Well, yeah. The script depends on lynx and wget being available,
>> and neither is installed on OS X. It also depends on the
>> line-by-line layout of several include files, one of which
>> (linux/wireless.h) doesn't even exist on non-Linux systems.
>>
>> It won't even work on all Linux systems. If the target doesn't have
>> compilers available, for example, it won't have any headers to
>> grab the target strings from.
>
>>
>
>
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