Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2008 10:05:31 +0200 From: Florian Weimer <fw@...eb.enyo.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: GNU ed heap overflow * Tavis Ormandy: > If you can specify an arbitrary filename, can't you execute commands > anyway? > > $ ed '!ls>&2' > bin dev home lost+found misc net proc sbin srv tmp var > boot etc lib media mnt opt root selinux sys usr > 0 Interesting. But this type of command execution is not possible with "red", which suffers from the same overflow.
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