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Re: patch for qpopper remote exploit bug
From: fox () RSN HP COM (David DeSimone)
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 1998 17:06:45 -0500


Kev <klmitch () MIT EDU> wrote:

A friend of mine has a rather clever implementation using pipe;
http://web.mit.edu/svalente/src/snprintf/snprintf.c

A typical pipe buffer is 1K to 4K in size.  If this code attempts to
fprintf() more data into the pipe than will fit, the code will block
because there is no one reading on the other end of the pipe.

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