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 :)

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