> In a recent message, Ross Golder said:
> > On friday evening, I tried to issue a ping command, as described on
> > comp.unix.solaris newsgroup, that claimed to allow a normal user to
> > reboot the machine. It worked.
> > The machine instantly rebooted, and on coming up there were a few
> > problems with the filesystem (fixed).
> > Now, I cannot seem to find the article that described the problem
> > the huge thread that ensued). Also, I have not received a CERT
> > and there seems to be no information either in the Sun Manager's
> > Archive, or on SunSolve.
> > In the mean-time I have changed the permissions to only allow
> > users to use ping, but I would prefer a slightly more formal
> > Has anyone else any information on this issue?
> > (as always, will summarize)
> > TIA,
Sun's latest patch (103169-12) fixes this, and several other TCP/IP
Christopher L Barnard
Fletcher B Cocquyt
John D Groenveld
-- Ross Golder Technical Dept CPD Ltd, Whetstone, London, N20 9LD. Tel: +44 (0) 973 897671 mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org (Work) http://www.cpd.co.uk/~rossg
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