Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2015 01:50:52 +1000 (EST) From: Dave Horsfall <dave@...sfall.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: Terminal escape sequences - the new XSS for admins? Blimey, but this thread takes me back to the 70s/80s, when we used to send ASCII bombs around on the Amateur ("Ham") packet radio network. Send a sequence to program a function key (such as F1) with "FORMAT C: /Y" (or whatever the syntax was). For belt'n'braces, include the sequence that hit F1... Remember when DOS was not a mere denial of service? Well, some could argue that it was, even back then... -- Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer" RIP Cecil the Lion; he was in pain for two days, thanks to some brave hunter.
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