[hcs-d] hcs also hits a less graceful prime time
tpak at fas.harvard.edu
Fri Sep 1 23:27:33 EDT 2006
Reading slashdot today, I came across this article on 0day exploits and
which mentions the use of Yahoo/Google to weed out servers running
versions of software (like MediaWiki or PHP) that are vulnerable to
exploits (i.e. not patched with the latest updates). So he FUD's a lot
about how many servers are out there that can be found like this, and to
show off the importance of such servers he says he's found, among many
others, "One Ivy League school (on a site hosted by the computer society
no less)". We run a MediaWiki, so just to make sure it wasn't us, I
used his search terms and looked for myself...
and it is us (we haven't updated since 1.5.0). Shame, shame. Oh well,
at least he didn't link directly to us right?
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