Re: a holiday gift from Robert "wormer" Morris


John B. Nagle (glacier!jbn@labrea.stanford.edu)
8 Nov 88 15:56:40 GMT


>According to press reports, RM spent his summers working at AT&T
>on "Unix Communications Software Security". Anyone with a source
>license check to see if he slipped a trojan horse into uucico
>or uuxqt or something?

      This is serious. The knowledge that this person had the opportunity to
tamper with the master source code for UNIX is very worrisome. A major
examination of all AT&T-provided security related code is in order.

      We may not be at the end of this yet.

                                        John Nagle



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