[Talk] SSH Exploit - Matrix Reloaded

Con Zymaris conz at cyber.com.au
Tue May 20 14:11:37 EST 2003

On Mon, May 19, 2003 at 10:22:26PM +1000, Anshul Gupta wrote:
> Hi all, 
> Seen Matrix Reloaded today. A funny thing:-
> In the movie Trinity used nmap to find a vulnerable SSH server, and then
> exploited it using the SSH1 CRC32 exploit which was discovered in 2001.
> In the first movie, the world was in 1999. In the second movie Morpheus
> mentioned how Neo has "freed more minds in the past six months than the
> past six years".
> So Trinity is actually using an exploit discovered in 2001, in a the
> simulated world that can be no later than June 2000. :-)

This sequence of events has only been simulated in your wetware implant, 
and do not really occur in this order in the real world.

 /me is a matrix-skeptic :-)


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