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Hallo Leute!

Eigentlich würde das ja auf rr gehören, aber da zumindest eine
Linux-Bootdisk involviert ist ...

Viel Spaß,

-GünthER

----- Forwarded message from JAPH David Nicol <david@KASEY.UMKC.EDU> -----

> X-From_: owner-bugtraq@netspace.org  Thu Sep 17 18:20:03 1998
> Approved-By: aleph1@DFW.NET
> Date: 	Wed, 16 Sep 1998 15:43:20 -0500
> Reply-To: JAPH David Nicol <david@KASEY.UMKC.EDU>
> From: JAPH David Nicol <david@KASEY.UMKC.EDU>
> Subject:      NT floppy driver makes risky assumptions
> To: BUGTRAQ@netspace.org

> Got an NT 4.0 machine and if you stick a "red hat rescue.img" floppy
> in the floppy slot you get an instant blue screen.
> 
> This does not appear to have been mentioned in bugtraq archives and
> could become a most devastating exploit opportunity, by messing up the
> file system just enough ...  That's why all this "anti-virus" software
> is around, right?  Because of the unpatched buffer overflows and so
> forth in the microsoft file system reading code? Never mind, I guess
> "reading a suspicious floppy disk is inherently unsafe" is common
> knowledge.
> 
> ______________________________________________________________________
>  David Nicol 816.235.1187 UMKC Network Operations david@news.umkc.edu
>                 "I go to bakeries all day long." -- JR

----- End forwarded message -----

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