dart at nersc.gov
Tue Sep 16 12:25:25 PDT 2003
In reply to Brett Glass <brett at lariat.org> :
> At 07:43 AM 9/16/2003, Jacques A. Vidrine wrote:
> Could it be that some party or parties knew about this before the announcement
> and is probing for hosts to exploit?
I always assume that the blackhats are at least 6 to 12 months ahead
of public disclosure....
The kiddies may not have as much of a lead, depending on how good
their sources for exploit code are, but one should assume that
Smart Bad People can own one's machines if one's only defense is a
current patch set.
> --Brett Glass
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