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Re: vulnerability in mail.local
From: Robert Bihlmeyer <robbe () ORCUS PRIV AT>
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 15:30:45 +0100

bert hubert <ahu () DS9A NL> writes:

[2] Getting input into /dev/tty requires wizardry that's not supposed to be
available to general users

The wizardry you're talking about is called "pseudo ttys" and needs no
special privileges. Peruse the code of X terminal emulators for


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