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Re: ypserv core dump

On Tue, 7 Sep 1999, Cindy Ding wrote:

> On Mon, 6 Sep 1999, Jason Downs wrote:
> Ohm... I didn't know ypserv contains the password information. Thank
> you for telling me that. But none of my machines are directly connected to
> the Internet. If anyone can break in, that mean OpenBSD is not secure
> enough, since I'm using OpenBSD as the firewall. :-)

When a program dumps core, whatever it has in memory gets written to the

BTW, Not just anyone can break in, only the people you Email your core
dumps to can break in... 

zcat ypserv.core.gz | grep root

> Besides the complains about bandwidth, and kindly warnings about security,
> can anyone give me any useful suggestion for this core dump?
> thanks,
> Cindy Ding