In message <9501252156 .
>, Alan Hannan writes:
>may be untrue, it left a bad taste in my mouth. I know of at least two
>"Sidewinder Challenges" and I know at least one of these challenges resulted
>in their firewall being cracked. Perhaps I'm wrong, but I just don't trust
The Challenge has not been broken. At one point root was broken, but
the attacker was unable to break type enforcement. Any successful
attacker is welcome to produce the signed "success" message which anyone
may verify with the public key published in the Challenge description.
Please direct further discussion of the Challenge to sneakers @