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Security Linux News for Dec 26, 2001

  • SuSE Security Announcement: glibc/shlibs, in.ftpd (Dec 26, 2001, 18:09)
    "The file globbing (matching filenames against patterns such as "*.bak") routines in the glibc exhibits an error that results in a heap corruption and that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands from processes that take globbing strings from user input."