[linux-elitists] OpenBSD rules, Red Hat Linux sucks.

Marc MERLIN marc@merlins.org
Tue Dec 12 17:00:10 PST 2000


On Tue, Dec 12, 2000 at 02:49:56PM -0800, Don Marti wrote:
> > The ed editor used files in /tmp in an insecure fashion.
> > It was possible for local users to exploit this vulnerability
> > to modify files that they normally could not and gain elevated privilege.
> 
> It's amazing to see a $$$-endowed vendor fix this on the 12th of
> December, in the year 2000, considering:

It was equally broken in debian.
It's once again a problem fixed in one freenix, without having the changes
propagated to the other freenixes

Marc
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