[linux-elitists] sarge

Modus Operandi modus@as220.org
Wed Dec 24 02:14:23 PST 2003


In the immortal words of Modus Operandi <modus@as220.org>:
> In the immortal words of Mister Bad <mr.bad@pigdog.org>:
> > >>>>> "MO" == Modus Operandi <modus@as220.org> writes:
> > 
> >     MO>     Anybody here know more about this? What dealbreakers are
> >     MO> holding sarge back from "stable" status?
> > 
> > Apparently there are troubles with the robotfindskitten package that
> > might hold the release up until 2005.
> > 
> > ~Mr. Bad
> 
>   The robotfindskitten database has a buffer overflow in the code that
>   handles finding kittens (the find_kitten() function). When the robot
>   finds the kitten, the buffer overflow will occur and arbitrary code
>   may be executed by a remote kitten with the permissions of the robot.
> 
>   +-----------------------------------------------------+
>   | [-]                .::. .::.              |\_/|     |
>   | (+)=C              :::::::::              |o o|__   |
>   | | |                ':::::::'              =-*-=__\  |
>   | OOO                  ':::'               c_c__(___) |
>   +-----------------------------------------------------+
> 

So, has Pedro fixed the robotfindskitten error? I don't just mean the
Debian version -- a lot of folks still want robotfindskitten.exe -- !

But seriously, any reason I should wait to switch from woody to sarge?

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