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comp.sys.sgi.bugs: Re: YET another security alert (sigh)
From: hurtta+usenet () OZONE FMI FI (Forwarded by Kari Hurtta)
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 1997 10:41:37 +0300


From: art () kether global-one no (Arthur Hagen)
Subject: Re: YET another security alert (sigh)
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Date: 4 Aug 1997 08:28:01 GMT
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Furthermore on the html/privileges exploit:

Because I think it unlikely there will be a fix to this any time soon,
it would help if people running proxy servers set the servers up to
filter these MIME types:

application/x-sgi-exec          exts=edf
application/x-sgi-task          exts=tdf

and it probably wouldn't hurt to block the other application/x-sgi-
mime types too:

type=application/x-sgi-catalog  exts=cdf
type=application/x-sgi-glossary exts=gloss
type=application/x-sgi-lpr      exts=sgi-lpr

Regards,
--
*Art



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