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Re: patch for qpopper remote exploit bug
From: smw () alcor concordia ca (Steven Winikoff)
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 1998 12:26:04 -0400


It certainly can. :-(

Basically I was in too much of a hurry and misread the NetBSD man page
for vsnprintf(), leading me to write a nice implementation (well, I
think so :-) of an entirely incorrect design. :-(

Incidentally, when that was first pointed out to me I attempted to say
so on Bugtraq, in order to prevent further confusion; unfortunately that
reply doesn't seem to have made it out to the list.

I apologize for wasting your time, but I do appreciate your polite and
helpful reply. :-)

     - Steven
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