[wplug-board] Re: [wplug-web] Is this someone's idea of a joke?
evand at wplug.org
Sun Sep 8 17:12:50 EDT 2002
On Sunday, September 8, 2002, at 04:22 PM, Robert Dale wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Sep 2002, Evan DiBiase wrote:
>> On Sunday, September 8, 2002, at 10:49 AM, Zach Paine wrote:
>>> I've just fixed this, but this is definitely not a good thing. Time
>>> examine some logs.
>> Indeed. We had some news items and meeting info stuff that was...
>> odd... before, as well. I mentioned it in the IRC channel, but
>> should've posted to the list.
> It would be nice to share the details of these events with atleast
> the people on admin. I'm still in the dark as to what happened
> and why.
It appears as though someone gained unauthorized access to the wplug
administration code and made a few (apparently harmless) changes to
Short-term, I suggest changing the administration password. Long-term,
I am convinced that we need to do a full rewrite of the existing code.
I'm going to start tackling this with PHP/MySQL unless someone can come
up with a convincing alternative (I do know Java now, so that might be
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