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Re: Security... and stuff

At 03:02 AM 7/19/96 PDT, 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.

- Kipp


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