Originally Published: Wednesday, 22 September 1999 Author: Quentin Cregan
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Babcia Padlina Releases cfingerd advisory for 1.4.2 and prior

Babcia Padlina Ltd. Security Advisory (BP-9909:00) was today released onto BugTraq. In essence, yy setting carefully designed gecos it is possible to execute arbitrary code with root (or nobody) priviliges.