Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 09:21:57 +0100 From: Thomas Biege <thomas@...e.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: update on CVE-2008-5718 Hello Nico, On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 12:32:07AM +0100, Nico Golde wrote: > Hi, > I just did a security update for CVE-2008-5718 and since the > description is not really verbose I thought I'd share what I > found in case anyone else is working on that. ... > Cheers > Nico > P.S. The patch I used can be found on: > http://people.debian.org/~nion/nmu-diff/netatalk-2.0.3-11_2.0.3-11+lenny1.patch I am not very happy with the patch because it just filters a handful of characters, a better solution would be to replace popen(). (I mentioned this on the netatalk-devel ML but got no answer so far.) -- Bye, Thomas -- Thomas Biege <thomas@...e.de>, SUSE LINUX, Security Support & Auditing SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nuernberg) -- Hamming's Motto: The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers. -- Richard W. Hamming
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