Snort vulnerability "wormable" but not widespread

Thursday, 20 October 2005, 2:10 AM EST

The vulnerability exists in an update to the way the Snort intrusion detection system handles network data produced by the BackOrifice program, a seven-year-old remote administration tool used by online attackers to control compromised systems.

By Robert Lemos at SecurityFocus.

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