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Re: security hole in mailx
From: cadams () RO COM (Chris Adams)
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 1998 12:54:00 -0500


On Thu, 25 Jun 1998, Alvaro Martinez Echevarria wrote:
Hi there.

I've discovered a rather serious security hole in mailx, the good
old Berkeley mail program. It's somehow present at least in the
last versions I've checked (mailx-8.1.1 in Linux, mailx 5.0 in

The updated mailx packages released by Red Hat on Monday June 22 for Red
Hat Linux 4.2, 5.0, and 5.1 look like they have this fixed.
--
Chris Adams - cadams () ro com
System Administrator - Renaissance Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.



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