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Re: [Full-disclosure] Nominate Dan Kaminsky for Most Overhyped Bug Pwnie Award

From: Ureleet <ureleet_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Aug 06 2008 - 00:23:32 GMT
To: n3td3v <xploitable@gmail.com>


hey, how overhyped is the shit now that its in the while and proving ur ass wrong bitch?

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 5:00 AM, n3td3v <xploitable@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 9:22 PM, Sandy Vagina <bigsandyvagina@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> n3td3v wrote:
>> > Please nominate Mr.DNS aka Dan Kaminsky for Most Overhyped Bug on the
>> > Pwnie Awards 2008.
>>
>> Perhaps if you bothered to read anywhere close to as much as you
>> write, you would have seen that Dino, one of the judges, specifically
>> disqualified this bug from the Pwnies for being too awesome:
>>
>> http://blog.trailofbits.com/2008/07/09/dan-kaminsky-disqualified-from-most-overhyped-bug-pwnie/
>>
>
> Hi Sandy Vagina,
>
> Looks like they did a U-turn after realising how over hyped the bug actually is.
>
> Nominees
>
> "
> Unspecified DNS cache poisoning vulnerability (CVE-2008-1447)
>
> Dan Kaminsky
>
> Dan Kaminsky is credited with discovering some unspecified
> vulnerabilities in DNS that allow for cache poisoning on a massive
> the-intarweb-tubes-will-burst-and-flood-your-basement scale. There has
> been massive media attention over this vulnerability and a large
> amount of backlash in the security community over the lack of details.
> When the full details of the vulnerability are revealed at BlackHat,
> the masses will decide whether the hype and secrecy were worth it.
> And, more importantly, the Pwnie Judges will vote on whether Dan gets
> the Pwnie for Most Overhyped Bug.
>
> "
>
> http://pwnie-awards.org/2008/awards.html#overhypedbug
>
> All the best,
>
> n3td3v
>
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