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Bugtraq archives for 1st quarter (Jan-Mar) 1995: Re: Sol2.x Mouse EXPLOIT info - CORRECTION

Re: Sol2.x Mouse EXPLOIT info - CORRECTION

G.J.W. Hagenaars (gjcanarie.ca)
Tue, 17 Jan 1995 20:21:13 -0500 (EST)

Apparently Christopher Klaus wrote:
% 
% > > OK, Exploit details:
% > > 
% > > 1) place pointer exactly in centre of screen
% > > 2) start to spiral out ANTICLOCKWISE - this movement must be
% > >    smooth and finish in the top left corner
% > > 3) as soon as you reach the top left corner, unplug the mouse within
% > >    4 seconds.
% > > 4) You should then be at the # prompt.
% > > 
% > > Have Fun.
% > 
% > This will NOT work on Solaris 2.X boxes.  The spiraling out should in
% > fact be CLOCKWISE.  An anticlockwise movement will give a shell running
% > as user nobody, rather than as uid 0!
% 
% I tried it both boths and neither are successful, what am I doing wrong?!?!
% 
% (griN)

Probably the speed. Try doing it while reciting the BLURB of the
tcp-wrapper (version 7.0)

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