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|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.