28th > April > 2001 Archive

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iPlanet Server hole affects online banking

A serious buffer overflow vulnerability in iPlanet Web Server Enterprise Edition discovered by researchers from @Stake enables an attacker to intercept parts of another user's session by retrieving data from memory allocation pools.
Thomas C Greene, 28 Apr 2001
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Gates back on top of the world

Last week, the Sunday Times Rich List claimed that Wal-Mart Chairman Robson Walton had surpassed Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates as the most obscenely wealthy person in the known universe, but appears to have neglected to carry a two or somehow misplaced a decimal point in its calculations.
Thomas C Greene, 28 Apr 2001