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ARCHIVE: 'Phage List' - Archives (1988 - 1989)
DOCUMENT: phage #004 [virus] (1 message, 586 bytes)
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From: think!nesheim@EDDIE.MIT.EDU
To: [not phage]
Date: Thu 17:16:31 03/11/1988 EST
Subject: virus
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Your binary bug fix doesn't work.  If you set the string "debug" to 0
in a binary sendmail, simply typing RETURN to a telnet to a smtp
server will set debug. 

Write a -1 to the beginning of the string works better.

	-- Bill Nesheim
	Thinking Machines Corp.

corrected patch:

		Script started on Thu Nov  3 02:08:14 1988
		okeeffe:tmp {2} strings -o -a /usr/lib/sendmail | egrep debug
		0096972 debug
		okeeffe:tmp {3} adb -w /usr/lib/sendmail
		?m 0 0xffffffff 0
		0t10$d
		radix=10 base ten
		96972?s
		96972:		debug
		96972?w -1
		96972:		25701	=	65535
		okeeffe:tmp {4} ^D
		script done on Thu Nov  3 02:09:31 1988

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