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Bugtraq archives for 1st quarter (Jan-Mar) 1998: Re: Security Problem in MH 6.8.4

Re: Security Problem in MH 6.8.4

Alan Cox (alanLXORGUK.UKUU.ORG.UK)
Tue, 20 Jan 1998 20:09:45 +0000

> The Linux bug is definitely a security issue.  I suspect it to be in RedHat's
> implementation of libc.

The original glibc 2.0.5 had hostname bugs (discussed here a while ago), a
fix for those has been out for a while