Re: NT and Win95 users beware!

Mark Williamson ( )
Sun, 11 May 1997 23:50:44 -0700

At 05:49 PM 10/05/97 -0400, you wrote:
>> Ok. This says "ESTABLISHED connection". Did the person testing this
>> have prior authentication to your system? I know how to crash lots of
>> unix systems if you give me an account on them, and can reak havoc on NT
>> systems with a NETBIOS connection. But I have to be IN. If you can
>> forward the source, i'll see about compiling it on NT and see what
>> happens
>> on some tests here.
>The person who ran the program from one of the Unix servers at his ISP
>(friend of mine), did it directly from that machine, not related to (or
>authenticated by) our system in any way.
>He just simply entered in the IP address that I told him I was assigned at
>the time (both times) and each time he did it it instantly crashed my
>machine running 95 and NT.
>I just emailed you the code a minute ago...

this needs to be brought to microsoft's attention...perhaps a hotfix is in

Mark Williamson
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