>>>>> On Thu, 28 Oct 1993 14:39:47 -0400, "Perry E. Metzger" <pmetzger @
pmetzger> It might work, but you'd have to be tricky about it. Inode
pmetzger> generation numbers are randomized when disks get built.
pmetzger> However, the random number generators in question are
pmetzger> rather poor and thus you can probably spoof the
pmetzger> connections. There should be ways to do this sort of thing
pmetzger> as well -- NFS is so low on security that I've never
pmetzger> bothered to look at it in detail -- it would be like
pmetzger> trying to look for new holes in a sieve.
fsirand is sufficiently effective that this sort of attack can only my
the most amazing dumb luck result yield surgical precision. On the
other hand, it can be quite effective at completely dismembering a