Re: [SECURITY] [DSA 076-1] New most packages available
Not all mutt users use vi, as a pager I use most, as an editor I use
jed. These things can be configured.
On Tue, 18 Sep 2001, Andres Salomon wrote:
> Aside from the fact that it's a pretty big IF; I'm not aware of too many
> mail clients that use pagers. mutt uses vi, pine uses pico, X based MUAs
> certainly don't use most.. perhaps mail(x) or something similar use
> it, but that's not all too common. Certainly not enough, IMO, to classify
> this as a remote exploit.
> On Tue, Sep 18, 2001 at 05:01:59PM -0400, Aaron M. Ucko wrote:
> > Andres Salomon <email@example.com> writes:
> > > How is this a remote exploit?
> > If I know somebody uses most as a pager for mail, I can send him or
> > her a specially-formatted message which will do various nasty things
> > to his or her account.
> > --
> > Aaron M. Ucko, KB1CJC <firstname.lastname@example.org> (finger email@example.com)
> "Any OS is only as good as its admin, and you obviously suck."
> -- Ian Gulliver, http://orbz.org/mail/mansunix.txt
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