On 2004-07-06 10:43, Matthew Seaman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > In short, I've heard of no viruses that affect BSDs during the last 7-8 > > years that I'm using a BSD Unix at home and work. > > The only malware that ever achieved any sort of world prominence was > the Scalper worm, which exploited the "chunked transfer encoding" > vulnerability in versions of Apache earlier than 1.3.24 or 2.0.36 on > i386 FreeBSD: > > http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE+CAN-2002-0392 > http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/freebsd.scalper.worm.html
Ah, very informative. Thanks. I had missed this one :) > As I remember there were only a few hundred infections, and an Apache > patch was available within hours. Hardly the sort of Internet > destroying scale we've become accustomed to with all those Windows > worms recently. Thankfully, no :) _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"