[ILUG] Fwd: RedHat: Buffer Overflow in "ls" and "mkdir"
rick at linuxmafia.com
Sat Oct 23 16:46:02 IST 2004
Quoting Marek (m.mcgann at sussex.ac.uk):
> Thought you might be interested to see the below - it's the first time
> I've seen anything like this for Linux (apologies for the html mail,
> but that's how it arrived) .
> I presume it's this Joeio in Stanford (or whoever) trying to spam his
> way into Red Hat boxes?
Real security advisories get posted to the appropriate Red Hat security
advisory mailing list (http://www.redhat.com/security/team/advisories.html),
and are-GPG signed with one of these keys:
As for that matter are the software updates themselves, which are in
GPG-signed RPM format from an approrpriate redhat.com server, not in
unsigned tarballs from some whacked individual's account at Stanford U.
(which is obviously not the "Stanford RedHat [sic] mirror", for that
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