Debian Security Advisory
bash -- problem with very long pathnames
- Date Reported:
- 09 Sep 1998
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-1999-1048.
- More information:
We have received reports that the bash shell had a problem with very long pathnames. When a very long path was encountered bash failed to check the result of getcwd() in all places, which could be exploited.
We recommend you upgrade your bash package immediately.
- Fixed in:
- All - (in release 2.0) 2.01.1-4