Thursday April 16, 2015

Minecraft Exploit Published 2 Years After Mojang Failed To Fix

On the one hand, I think stuff like this needs to happen when developers don't fix their products after being given ample time to do so. On the other hand, it sucks for players now that anyone can exploit this. frown

Following the defacto standard procedure, I responsibly and privately disclosed the problem to Mojang on 10th July, 2013. That’s nearly 2 years ago. I asked for updates in one month intervals over the course of 3 months and was ignored or given highly unsatisfactory responses. I kept my hopes up that the problem would be patched and checked the source code on new releases whenever I could.