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Smackintosh
03-07-2006, 09:31 AM
read about it here
http://www.zdnetindia.com/news/security/stories/134722.html

Macman
03-07-2006, 09:56 AM
ignore it, he was given a user account on the mac, it was the equivalent of using apple remote desktop, and apple addresses a possible vulnerability/security hole in the man page "printf". this situation is just misleading journalism.
you know I am on top of things. ;)

inflexion
03-07-2006, 10:04 AM
exactly its a loads of pap!

Macman
03-07-2006, 10:44 AM
well well, there is now a serious version of this challenge which can be found at
http://test.doit.wisc.edu/
I personally believe apple should test their systems this way to know what security holes there may be.

Mace
03-07-2006, 10:57 AM
http://www.macworld.co.uk/news/index.cfm?RSS&NewsID=14029

It rebukes the original story and basically states what macman already said.

Smackintosh
03-07-2006, 11:02 AM
http://www.macworld.co.uk/news/index.cfm?RSS&NewsID=14029

It rebukes the original story and basically states what macman already said.

good link. that clears alot up

maz94protege
03-07-2006, 02:28 PM
whew i was scared for a second

Smackintosh
03-09-2006, 02:19 PM
update!!! good news!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20060309/tc_cmp/181501999;_ylt=AkUJkb5x1QZdlrjQvORooOIxVrIF;_ylu=X 3oDMTBjMHVqMTQ4BHNlYwN5bnN1YmNhdA--