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Re: Security... and stuff
Date: Sat, 20 Jul 1996 19:57:21 -0400
From: Kipp the Kidd <email@example.com>
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At 03:02 AM 7/19/96 PDT, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>Not just security holes.. Allowing players to call ;force_input on
>themselves allows them to create a new kind of forkbomb, a hard to find
>one. make a verb that calls force_input on yourself, calling that verb.
>(Call force_input only once if you just want to see if it works, call it
>twice or more if you want to see what happens to the server) You can't see
>it in the forked list, and i don't think there is a way to kill the tasks
>(yet ?) from within the server...
Yes, there is.
Disconnect the player.
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