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Re: AMaViS virus scanner for Linux - root exploit
From: jhebert () CHEEK COM (Jim Hebert)
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 1999 16:22:57 -0400
Regarding the patch, I see that it essentially kills whatever "bad"
characters you thought of. I suggest that the 'what is not explicitly
allowed is denied' approach and using eliminating all characters except a
certain list, perhaps an rfc-specified list or sane alteration of it.
On Sun, 18 Jul 1999, Chris McDonough wrote:
Sorry, the AMaViS diff was messed up in my last message by
my email program...
please see http://sharon.iqgroup.com/scanmails.patch
The Microsoft/Mindcraft/ZDNet benchmarks:
a) prove Linux is faster than you will ever, ever need.
b) are a fantasy and shouldn't affect your purchase decision.
Read why and decide for yourself at http://cs.alfred.edu/~lansdoct/mstest.html
See http://www.heise.de/ct/english//99/13/186-1/ for more applicable tests.
- Re: linuxconf doesn't seem to deal correctly with /etc/pam.d/reboot, (continued)