[nycbug-talk] Cambridge Researcher Breaks OpenBSD Systrace

Ray Lai nycbug at cyth.net
Thu Aug 9 19:05:35 EDT 2007

On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 06:55:07PM -0400, Miles Nordin wrote:
> I find it a bit disgusting that he understood the issues in 2002 but
> is only now five years later turning them into a security crisis.
> http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=493173+0+archive/2002/freebsd-hackers/20020602.freebsd-hackers
> and it's not like he just recently became interested in this.  so, I
> think it'll be interesting to see if there is some particular reason
> he picked this moment for his paper, some reason which becomes clear
> over the next few months.

Perhaps he has only recently developed a proof-of-concept?


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