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From: Wichert Akkerman <wichert@CISTRON.NL>
Date:         Mon, 13 Nov 2000 18:23:50 +0100
Subject:      Re: RedHat 7.0 (and SuSE): modutils + netkit = root compromise.

Previously Keith Owens wrote:
> This bug was introduced to modutils in March 12 1999, it does not
> affect modutils 2.1.121.  modprobe tries echo as the last ditch file
> expansion method, using popen.  There is no good reason to do that.

It also does not affect version 2.3.11, which also mean that Debian
potato is not vulnerable.


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