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Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 09:21:57 +0100
From: Thomas Biege <>
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:

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.)

 Thomas Biege <>, SUSE LINUX, Security Support & Auditing
 SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nuernberg)
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           The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers.
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