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Bugtraq archives for 1st quarter (Jan-Mar) 1995: Re: new sendmail bug?

Re: new sendmail bug?

Dave Horsfall (daveesi.com.au)
Thu, 23 Feb 1995 17:52:01 +1100 (EST)

On Wed, 22 Feb 1995, James W. Abendschan wrote:

> I gathered it had something to do with imbedding newlines in
> either the info it reads from identd and/or imbedding newlines
> when giving it command line options.. but it's hard to say.

A "diff" of the sources reveals just that; a lot of care when copying
strings around, and a syslog'd warning if a newline is found.

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