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Re: [suse-security] Linux/Slapper.worm
  • From: Olaf Kirch <okir@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 16:25:30 +0200
  • Message-id: <20020918162530.C28898@xxxxxxx>
On Wed, Sep 18, 2002 at 09:45:22AM -0400, Alan Rouse wrote:
> Cross References: CAN-2002-0656, CAN-2002-0657, CAN-2002-0655,
> CERT Advisory CA-2002-23
>
> Nowhere else does "CA-2002-23" appear in the announcement. Now, what
> does "Cross References" mean?... Back to guessing.

Hm. Is it really that difficult? It's a reference to related
announcements, and unless you have serious doubts about our
mental health it is fair to assume we didn't put these references
there just because we felt they were so decorative ... :)

> Now, I have to decide if an email from someone at attbi.com is
> authoritative in answering my question... More guessing.

Well, that's not counting the half dozen or so emails on this
subject from the Suse security team. I hope you do rate these as
authoritative.

Olaf
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