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Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 14:54:33 +0100
From: Thomas Biege <thomas@...e.de>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: update on CVE-2008-5718


New patch attached, the old one was missing spaces.
Hope the blacklist is complete now...

On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 09:21:57AM +0100, Thomas Biege wrote:
> 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

-- 
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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