Re: [OT] Rootkit queston

From: Doug McNaught
Date: Sat Dec 06 2003 - 10:11:46 EST

mru@xxxxxx (Måns Rullgård) writes:

> Suppose you found a bug in a web server that would make the server
> append arbitrary data to existing files. Adding that line to
> inetd.conf would be one way to use that bug to gain full control over
> the machine.

But the inetd.conf line itself isn't an "attack"; it's a backdoor put
in after an attack is successful.

Just terminology... :)

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