[Full-Disclosure] Ancient Trivia: +++ath0
psz at maths.usyd.edu.au
Thu Mar 18 02:17:00 GMT 2004
Luke Scharf <lscharf at aoe.vt.edu> wrote:
> As the old BBS'ers and even older folks know, the string "+++ath0" will
> disconnect a modem. ...
> Does anyone know what versions of windows had this particular bug in the
> PPP implementation? Were any other systems affected?
I guess that the problem is not so much an issue in PPP (on the client PC
or at the ISP server), but the settings of both modems. To fix, you need
on both: see e.g.
for details. (Also, there was a discussion on BugTraq at the end of
September 1998, maybe it would be useful to look in the archives?)
Paul Szabo - psz at maths.usyd.edu.au http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au:8000/u/psz/
School of Mathematics and Statistics University of Sydney 2006 Australia
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