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Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 10:14:59 -0500 (EST)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
To: Thomas Biege <>
Subject: Re: update on CVE-2008-5718

On Wed, 28 Jan 2009, Thomas Biege wrote:

> I was thinking about that case too but it might not work because we escape
> the space.

This would limit the impact to whatever a single command-line switch can
do for whatever command is being invoked.  Probably some programs accept a
"-stdin" switch and thus would hang forever waiting to read input, as an

- Steve

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