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[opensuse] Re: down?
  • From: Jim Henderson <hendersj@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2014 01:51:51 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <laiavm$90u$>
On Wed, 08 Jan 2014 01:53:40 +0100, Carlos E. R. wrote:

On 2014-01-08 01:04, Jim Henderson wrote:

Don't hate forums. Hate the hackers who think this is a fun thing to
especially to an open source project.

Well, in this case it appears the hacker only wanted to prove that there
was a vulnerability, in order to force vbulleting to update their
software fast, no intention to use the obtained data.

Or so he claims.

If he were, he'd have told vBulletin of the exploit. The exploit is
described as a "private exploit," which to me says he's not disclosed it.


Jim Henderson
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