Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2000 13:47:03 -0500 From: "Dave G." <dhg@KSRT.ORG> Subject: KSR[T]Ware #002: Instructor 1.0 To: BUGTRAQ@SECURITYFOCUS.COM KSR[T] Security Advisories http://www.ksrt.org Contact Account: firstname.lastname@example.org Advisory Subscription: Send an empty message to: email@example.com ---- KSR[T]Ware #002 Date: 01/15/2000 ID #: instrct1-2 Program: Instructor 1.0 URL: http://www.ksrt.org/instructor Author: David Goldsmith <firstname.lastname@example.org> Summary: Instructor is a 32 bit instruction set auditor. By sequentially executing every 32 bit op-code, one can find instructions that might have adverse effects on operating environments. For example, Instructor was used to find the non-privileged halt instruction <http://www.ksrt.org/adv9.html>. For a description on how this program differs from the 'crashme' program, please read the comments at the top of the source file. Disclaimer: Exercise extreme caution when running this program since it may cause your system to abruptly halt, panic, or reboot.