Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/gnu/dist/sendmail/sendmail
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU>
List: source-changes
Date: 03/03/2003 16:22:25
Andrew Brown <> wrote on Mon,  3 Mar 2003
at 23:20:51 +0200 in <>:

> Log Message:
> Apply patch from to handle a new header overflow bug
> (note: not currently believed to be exploitable).

This is inaccurate.

Poor wording in's announcement resulted in some confusion.

This is indeed believed to be critically exploitable.

Please revise the log message.