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Re: Shadow Passwords

On Sun, 4 Feb 1996, Mark W. Eichin wrote:

> > If people issued a security alert for every piece of code running on
> > linuux that didn't do bounds checking on input the security list would
> If they did, then people might start to GET A CLUE about how
> vulnerable linux applications tend to be... remember, if you see a
> CERT advisory about something, it's usually *because* someone is
> exploiting it (otherwise they tend to keep it quiet) and we'd rather
> catch these before then...
> 					_Mark_ <eichin@cygnus.com>
> 					Cygnus Support, Eastern USA


These vulnerabilities you are referring to - do you feel that Linux is
more of a security problem than other flavours of UNIX? 


Nick Busigin                                                nick@xwing.org

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