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Re: buffer overflow in ssh IT IS A STUPID JOKE!!

On Mon, Nov 02, 1998 at 06:48:32PM +0100, Anthony C. Zboralski wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Nov 1998, J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 02, 1998 at 04:39:38PM +0100, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
> > > Could you make a package available for "hamm" as well? Because of the
> > > libc6 and zlib1g dependencies this package only works on slink!
> > 
> > Wichert said on IRC he would.
> sissies!

That's a, well, "mature", comment.

> the sshd buffer overflow is a joke!

So we've learned since.

> This advisory was CANCELLED on Nov. 1, 1998 without ever having been
> issued.

Indeed. However, until further information is made available, security
issues are to be handled with high priority; luckily, in this case, it
turned out no action was needed.


J.H.M. Dassen                 | RUMOUR  Believe all you hear. Your world may  
jdassen@wi.LeidenUniv.nl      | not be a better one than the one the blocks   
                              | live in but it'll be a sight more vivid.      
                              |     - The Hipcrime Vocab by Chad C. Mulligan  

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