OT: What's up with the starship?

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py at yahoo.com.ar
Tue Oct 17 20:47:04 CEST 2006


At Tuesday 17/10/2006 08:58, A.M. Kuchling wrote:

>It might well be difficult to exploit to run arbitrary code because
>your exploit code needs to have no unprintable bytes in it; repr()
>turns unprintable characters into \xNN, after all, and isn't doing a
>straightforward string copy.  (But hackers can be very clever...)

Someone made years ago an UUDecode executable program consisting 
entirely of printable ASCII characteres (.COM, for DOS, might still 
work on XP...)


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Gabriel Genellina
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