Re: wget for sarge update
On Sat, Oct 02, 2004 at 02:59:13PM +0200, Noèl Köthe wrote:
> wget <= 1.9.1-4 (which is in sarge and frozen) had a security problem
> (#261755) which is fixed in -6 and -7 (right now in incoming). -5 had
> the first fixing patch but was not multibyte aware (#271931).
> Jan Minar <jjminar fastmail.fm> wrote the fixing patches (Thanks!).
> Upstream author doesn't respond to this and other things/mails since
> weeks so right now he is MIA.:(
<mdz> Kamion: I think it's silly
<mdz> Jan Minar has filed a bunch of similar bugs
<mdz> I'm waiting for the one against cat(1)
<mdz> where it will allow arbitrary characters to be displayed on the terminal
Is this really a security issue?
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]