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Legal Battle Brewing Over Release of Telnet Exploit?
On Tuesday, a member of the Bugtraq mailing list, which boasts upwards of 50,000 subscribers, posted an exploit -- developed by TESO -- which takes advantage of the vulnerability, despite the fact that the exploit's header forbade distribution of the exploit, and gave mailing lists and Bugtraq in particular as examples.
"We did not give out the exploit to anyone and have not done so since it was written," said Sebastian, a member of TESO and the discoverer of the vulnerability. Sebastian chose to remain "pseudonymous."
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