Re: weird Windows 2000/XP bugFrom: Chris Carey (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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Message-ID: <000a01c16186$94296fa0$090aa8c0@woody2k> From: "Chris Carey" <email@example.com> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: weird Windows 2000/XP bug Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 13:05:17 -0800
Nimda and CodeRed created huge security holes on the infected machines. This
is far worse a payload than having a server reboot.
Crashing a server is silly. If you propogated n times then crashed the
server, you would lose the exponential spreading effect. Right?
> What if something like this would be used in a worm like Nimda or CodeRed,
> would it crash all the infected servers? Bet that'd really call the
> attention. Though it'd make the propagation a little difficult...