How we defaced www.apache.org

    Date05 May 2000
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    The following article describes a "white-hat" effort to deface apache.org. They managed to obtain root on the apache.org server due to configuration errors and a "trojan-like trick." "This paper describes how, over the course of a week, we . . . The following article describes a "white-hat" effort to deface apache.org. They managed to obtain root on the apache.org server due to configuration errors and a "trojan-like trick." "This paper describes how, over the course of a week, we succeeded in getting root access to the machine running www.apache.org, and changed the main page to show a 'Powered by Microsoft BackOffice' logo instead of the default 'Powered by Apache' logo (the feather)."
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