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Generate Code: All packets

Packet Information

Message ID:0x17
Message Status:DEFUNCT
Direction:Client -> Server (Sent)
Used By:Starcraft Shareware, Starcraft Broodwar, Diablo Shareware, Warcraft II, Starcraft, Starcraft Japanese, Diablo
Format:(DWORD) Request ID
(VOID) Memory
Remarks:Rudimentary hack detection system. Was never used probably due to terrible implementation with little security.

Yes, it is possible for a PvPGN server to read EVERYTHING that is in the process' memory, including sensitive information such as your CDKey.

Found at:
battle!1901D470h (as of 1.16.1)
Related:[0x17] SID_READMEMORY (S->C)

User Comments

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Jul 03, 2011
02:55 AM

It's not defunct.

Jul 05, 2011
05:44 AM

You have logs of its use?

Jul 19, 2011
12:14 AM

Battle.Net clients still support it. So it can be used with Battle.Net emulators, or if someone uses man in the middle.

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