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From: Wichert Akkerman <wichert@CISTRON.NL> Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 18:23:50 +0100 To: BUGTRAQ@SECURITYFOCUS.COM 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. Wichert. -- _________________________________________________________________ / Generally uninteresting signature - ignore at your convenience \ | firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.liacs.nl/~wichert/ | | 1024D/2FA3BC2D 576E 100B 518D 2F16 36B0 2805 3CB8 9250 2FA3 BC2D |
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