A little guidance - TI Xenix

From: Brett <danjo_at_xnet.com>
Date: Sat Jun 14 01:44:57 1997

On Fri, 13 Jun 1997, Sam Ismail wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Jun 1997, Brett wrote:
> > Are there any archives of CERT Advisories on glaring holes I can
> > worm my way into editing the passwd file or something? I realize
> > I could run CRACK but since that isn't what I normally do for FUN
> > I was hoping the mass intellegence and huge experience in this list
> > might be able to help 8-)
> Build a device that taps into the data bus. Make it so that you can set
> a memory address using knobs and then the 16-bit value you want to store
> in that address. Then put a "fire" button on it that sets that memory
> address to the value. Then, find out where your uid is stored in the
> kernal, use your device to set the value at that address to 0, press fire
> and voila! You are root!

OF COURSE! That's it! How stupid of me! But I think you just got
disinherited! You will NOT be getting my KIM-1 when I'm gone!

8-) 8-)
Thanks Sam - I really do appreciate the - uh - effort 8-)

Received on Sat Jun 14 1997 - 01:44:57 BST

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