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Re: what's up with security?

Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Thu, May 25, 2000 at 01:41:41PM +0200, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
> > According to Ethan Benson:
> > > there is another bug in qpopper 2.53 discussed on bugtraq where it is
> > > possible to get a gid=mail shell.  i think this is new and unrelated
> > > to the last one.  i don't service pop3 so i did not keep really close
> > > track of the latest problems in qpopper...
> > 
> > Really? I searched the bugtraq archives, but couldn't find any
> > reference to that bug. Do you have a pointer ?
> sigh, i should really archive more mail myself  (old habit from disk
> impaired days)   i don't have an exact pointer, however the message
> was sent yesterday (5-24) so its possible its not in the bugtraq
> archives.  the maintainers of qpopper posted a message saying
> essentially `upgrade to 3.0, 2.53 is buggy' 

I'll forward it to Miquels



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